November 22, 2010 § 1 Comment

Dr. Furthermore

These creatures are therapists. Except they only see one kind of patient, Metathesiophobics (those afraid of change). Transitions sit you down and help you move from one idea or time to the next and smoothly cope with the change. They live in furniture stores because they’re hopelessly addicted to couches. Illustrated here is Dr. Furthermore, a well-known Transition.


1. Are certain words, expressions, or other devices that give text or speech greater cohesion by making it more explicit, or signaling, how ideas are meant by the writer or speaker to relate to one another.


§ One Response to Transitions

  • cathrine greene says:

    right now, I’m looking for a couch to share with Dr. Furthermore. I have lots of furthermores in my life I would like to share with him. Love this stuff Ella. XXXMe

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