Monday, November 26, 2007

The word for word is...

What's the word for when you first learn of a word and shortly thereafter hear/see it again, in an unrelated context?

2 Comments:

Blogger Scott said...

The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon, apparently.

(Now here's where you or one of your readers mentions that they just heard about this phenomenon [and/or its namesake, the Baader-Meinhof Gang] the other day.)

12:57 PM  
Blogger Ed said...

Actually...

http://selfdivider.com/base/?p=168

6:20 PM  

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