發表於 14 January 2006 - 10:04 PM
引用框（dajocheng ＠ Dec 17 2005, 06:32 AM）
電子字典的我知道 pet phrase
You may use "verbal quirk(s)" to refer to 口頭禪. In today's Los Angeles Times, there's an article on Bush's frequent use of the word "heck" in his talks. The author uses the expression "the verbal quirk" to refer to Bush's 口頭禪:
On a daily basis, sometimes several times an hour, the word "heck" creeps into President Bush's public pronouncements. People he wants to praise, as well as places, ideas and winning sports teams, are all told that they are or have done a "heck" of a good thing.
You might think Bush would have retired the expression after he infamously told the man who led the federal government's much-criticized response to Hurricane Katrina: "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job."
But the verbal quirk has turned up in Bush's speeches at least four times this week. On Thursday, he used it four times in a 10-minute address.
發表於 15 January 2006 - 11:52 AM
e.g. Some famous celebrity hosts have their own style of catchphrase to make the show more addictive.
the verbal quirk--the phrase you use subconciously and often sounds ''quirk'', ''weird'. (slightly nagtive)
e.g. The political observers think that President Bush's verbal quirk is ''heck''.
:blush 感謝PHARMACOS的分享 :blush
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