Enjoy alliteration?

If you enjoy alliteration, you’ll probably be delighted by this Dan Wasserman comic:

Sorry about the lapse.

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3 responses to “Enjoy alliteration?

  1. Kate, I’d quibble a bit on whether or not this is an example of alliteration. Isn’t alliteration the repetition of consonant sounds as in:

    Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

  2. This seems to be a bit of alliteration (exotic, erratic, erotic) and rhyme (exotic, quixotic, erotic). But it’s not 100% alliterative.
    –Laura

    http://terriblywrite.wordpress.com

  3. Since the phrases are very short and are not poetic, it’s kind of tough to tell (for me, at any rate) – but these seem to be examples of consonance rather than alliteration.

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