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One of a kind-ness
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WASHINGTON -- Meet Simile and Sui Generis. Simile, to refresh memories, is a favorite rhetorical device of writers that compares two essentially unlike things that nonetheless have similar characteristics: The quarterback was like a locomotive. Sui generis, the Latin phrase meaning unique or one of a kind, is a helpful restraint upon the former.