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Garden Patch Effect

  • Definition: Phenomenon by which people are fooled into thinking a sentence has a different structure than it actually does because of a temporary ambiguity.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

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