Tautology: 2-way dialogue


The phrase “2-way dialogue” is a tautology, is it not? ¬†Notice the prefix of the word “di-” as oppose to say “monologue”. And as a¬†colleague¬†pointed out: “just like when people say ‘reverse backwards’”.

  • dialogue:¬†a conversation between two persons


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  1. Nina at 12:36 pm

    My pet hate is “reduce it down”. Arrrgggghh! Show me a reduction that makes something bigger and I’ll stop screaming.