|To: DMaA who wrote (64)||2/16/2019 9:26:02 AM|
|From: Tom Clarke|
>>Mel Brooks actually pinpointed “k” as the comedy catch-all in Melvin Helitzer’s book Comedy Writing Secrets. “Instead of saying ‘salmon’, ‘turkey’ is a funnier sound,” he says. He is also said to have called the “k” sound the funniest sound in the English language.
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|From: DMaA||3/16/2019 11:07:13 AM|
A hypocorism is a diminutive form of a name. Hypocorisms include pet names or calling names, often a diminutive or augmentative form of a word or given name when used as a nickname or term of endearment.
Hat Tip to carranza2 for using it to explain Beto's nickname.
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