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Did you learn anything new today? If not, how about the word “anastrophe”? Apparently this is the proper term for “Yoda speak”, when the little green Jedi master backwards or jumbled says his sentences. Of course, it is not only Yoda who uses this approach to language; poets and other lyricists frequently resort to tussling with the expected word order when matters of rhythm and rhyme are at stake.

It was a new word to me when I came across it recently and suspect it will be so for most readers of my blog (although doubtless not all).

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