Figure Name heterogenium
Source Silva Rhetoricae (http://humanities.byu.edu/rhetoric/Silva.htm)
Earliest Source None
Etymology None
Type Chroma
Linguistic Domain

Avoiding an issue by changing the subject to something different. Sometimes considered a vice.


Has our logging company endangered the spotted owl? I'll tell you what we've endangered: the unemployment rate in Oregon.

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Notes Should 'Vices' go as related figures? Seems to be too vague of a category.
Confidence Unconfident
Last Editor Claus Strommer
Confidence Unconfident
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