Daily Archives: March 20, 2021


Apodixis (a-po-dix’-is): Proving a statement by referring to common knowledge or general experience.

If I eat those beans there will be a fartopalypse. We all know that beans are the “musical fruit.” For me, they make me into a rampaging tuba. So please, I’m going to pass on your special baked beans. I’m sorry I had to tell you, but it is part of my ass-wind therapy.

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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