Hey there everyone!!
Have you ever heard of reduplication phrases?
You may not realize it, but, you probably have heard a bunch of them (in many languages).
This list will give you a sense of what reduplication phrases are. Enjoy!
Live & Learn
From experience and mistakes; and other people and their works.
Here we go.
Ah, aren’t you cute?
We’ll get through this quick.
It’s not difficult at all.
Small, tiny, or only a few.
And smaller, still.
Fast, fast, fast!
Individually, or in small groups.
Don’t sweat the simple stuff.
Hodge-Podge or Mish-Mash
Google says, “languidly and affectedly dandyish”
Scruffy and unclean.
This is the most important aspect.
Don’t lack strength, energy, or courage.
Talking fast and quick, causing misunderstanding.
That’s utter confusion and disorder.
Topsy-turvy with haste.
It’s more fun to waste time wondering.
Just going back and forth, back and forth.
What a surprise!
Kit & Kabootle
Everything plus more…
Que Sera Sera
What will be, will be.
Bitching and whining about anything.
Fuzzy Wuzzy & Humpty Dumpty
Awesome fictional characters.
Like head over heels.
That’s without direction or planning.
Old-fashioned and fussy.
Don’t surprise me!
Don’t give those to me!
No Way, Jose
I refuse, completely.
Sounds great, but is impractical and foolish.
Now we’re being openly expressive, especially through physical contact.
Noisy and showy to impress.
Does this remind you of something?
Excessively affectionate and romantic.
Non-sexual group physical intimacy.
Fancy-Dancy (or Shmancy)
Are you showing a pretentious interest in the arts?
That’s weak, watery, and thin.
Nothing is true.
A worthless object or widget.
An undesirable person.
Move with some quick, light steps.
Are you relaxed it?
This and That
Unspecified; sometimes referred to as “the other”.
Such and Such
Does not need to be specified, such as “General” and “Miscellaneous”.
More of the same stuff.
Now we’re getting down and dirty.
Hanky-panky with humour, without being disrespectful.
Distracting meaningless talk or activity, designed to disguise what is happening.
And so it is.
May I have this dance?
Can we talk?
Getting something true blue for a bargain price.
Trickery accompanied by synchronized dance and song.
Hustle and Bustle
Now we do lots of work, hopefully with lots of noise!
That’s what all of this is.
Only the best.
Rubbing elbows with tip-top people.
I used to be indecisive, but now I’m not so sure.
Everything is good.
And so, and so
Oh, there’s more!
Do tell others about this.
I gave you mine, now you give me yours.
Let’s love the world together…
[)anish /|hmed, blind visionary
P.S. Isn’t the word, reduplication, redundant?
P.P.S. Isn’t the word, redundant, “dundant”?