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doggerel - Word of the Day - Sun Nov 6, 2022


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doggerel - (adj) - loosely styled and irregular in measure especially for burlesque or comic effect; marked by triviality or inferiority

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Greeting cards are loaded with doggerel and other cheap humor.

 

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Doggerel can also be monotonous, easy. The Happy Birthday song would be an example as it's the same  phrase repeated with inflection used to end it. Sing it in monotone and it never ends.

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7 hours ago, drpaladin said:

Doggedly can also be monotonous, easy. The Happy Birthday song would be an example as it's the same  phrase repeated with inflection used to end it. Sing it in monotone and it never ends.

Speaking in monotone, a conversation never seems to end either.  

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