Apocope (a-pok’-o-pe): Omitting a letter or syllable at the end of a word. A kind of metaplasm.
Am I havin’ fun yet? Ha! I’ve been tryin’ to win this goldfish for about an hour. I think I tossed aroun’ a hundred ping-pong balls and spent around fifty dollars. If I win it, it’s goin’ to be the world’s most expensive goldfish ever.
Help me get out of here before I spend my daughter’s lunch money, my mortgage payment, and my car payment too! I’m out of control!
Take me home from the Fair!
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).