Double Entendre April 30, 2008 - May 15, 2008
Take the mind's eye on a journey down two paths. In some cases a risqu or sexual element is central to the understanding of the double entendre. Although, a sexual element is not necessary.
The Oxford Dictionary: defines it as a double meaning; a word or phrase having a double sense, especially as used to convey an indelicate meaning. In these cases, the first meaning is presumed to be the more innocent one, while the second meaning is risqu.
There is nothing more satisfying than when you create an illusion only to leave the reader disillusioned at the finish line! Just go read my Mind Games piece.
Don't rush off just yet! Did I mention that this feat must be accomplished with the use of 69 words and ONLY 69 words?
A double entendre is double the fun!
Created Apr 30, 2008