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Thread #153852   Message #3607119
Posted By: meself
04-Mar-14 - 10:46 AM
Thread Name: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
Subject: RE: BS: Omitted noun figure of speech
the Great Beyond

the wild blue yonder - or even just 'the wild blue'

the briny deep (with apologies to Ryan Martin)

semi (i.e., transport truck)

nothing but/everything but

When I was a young buck, I frequented a tavern in which the most popular dish was the "one with" - some manner of fat sausage on a kaiser bun.