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Al Chords Req: Madeira, M'Dear (Flanders & Swann) (31) RE: CHORDS REQUEST: Have Some Madeira, M'dea 05 Dec 99

The use of a single verb with a list of actions is a figure of speech called ZEUGMA or SYLLEPSIS. The three examples in Madiera M'Dear are three direct hits by Michael Flanders. On my recording of "At the drop of a hat" the line is "..a beard in her ear hole"

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