Personally, I like the (somewhat nonsensical) Chinese poems where every single word is shi (one meaning of which is 'poem').  Sadly I don't have any examples with me.

T. R. Stratton

On 9/26/05, Gunnar Jauch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

On synonyms:

In my fourth year of Chinese studies I never cease to be amazed by the
number of synonyms that language has. Learning a single term compares to the
opening of Pandora's box , with a plethora of apparent synonyms cropping up,
which, as our teacher explains, aren't, since they bear extremely subtle

Ich bin nicht so groß ein gaijin, wie du denkst.

T.R. Stratton
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