Praeteritio – 2008 SNL Biden Palin Debate

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Praeteritio: Cubs No-Hitter?

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The relevant context here is that it is baseball superstition not to talk about an impending no hitter, so Sports Illustrated then comes up with kind of a cool visual praeteritio to report the impending no hitter without talking about it, pretty much the definition of a praeteritio. (And the 0s in the bottom row indicate the lack of hits; the full graphic, that includes all of the 0s, didn’t, however, include the tweet-line, which is the praeteritio.)

Praeteritio – The Daily Show, 12-15-14

PRAET]Stewart Daily Show 12-15-14 from Ed DeHoratius on Vimeo.


Praeteritio – Around the Horn, 12-22-14

A nice praeteritio because the host, Tony Reali, illustrates the very effect of praeteritio in his response, reminding Israel that he in fact did make the argument while saying that he wasn’t going to make the argument, exactly what a praeteritio is.