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Game geek, candyfreak, bad runner.  

EXPERTISE: Geography, Hip Hop, Dogs, Patrick Swayze, Scout


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Ep 16: Don't You...Forget About Me

HEY HEY HEY HEY. It's our Sweet Sixteen show, and we're all about teen movies- trivia about Ferris Bueller's Day Off, American Pie, and more! Did you know many teen movies out there are actually based on classic literature? 

ALSO: "Common Thread" quiz, how to correctly identify the four Teletubbies, and awesome celebrity anagrams

RUNTIME: 44 minutes 53 seconds 



Featured interlude music:

"Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds  Amazon | iTunes 

"Laid" by James  Amazon | iTunes 

"Lovefool" by The Cardigans  Amazon | iTunes 

"Beauty School Dropout" by Frankie Avalon  Amazon | iTunes 


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Actually Ironic does contain at least one example of Irony. Rain on your wedding day is actually considered a lucky charm, so despite the dread it inspires it can be considered a good thing.

June 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDerek

At the start of the show Dana says that Karen used assonance when Karen used words with the same sound. This is actually incorrect.
Assonance is specifically using words with the same vowel sound ("for" and "door" for example), whereas Karen was using words with the same consonant sounds ("him" and "her" for example), which is alliteration (as Chris correctly stated earlier). Alliteration also applies for vowel sounds, so assonance is really just a specialised form of alliteration, but Karen was not matching vowel sounds, so assonance does not apply.
Just thought you might want to know.

June 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJames

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