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    sallyconst.jpgQuote:  "I've known Harriet for more than a decade.  I know her heart.  I know her character." President Bush, introducing Supreme Court nominee Harriet Ellan Miers

    Figure of Speech:  anaphora (ann AH for ah), the first-word repeater

    The president loves the anaphora, which repeats the first word of successive clauses or sentences.  It’s the most plain-spoken of figures.  It sounds right.  It sounds true.  It gives Bush fewer words to remember.

    Snappy Answer:  "But does Harriet know the Constitution?"

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