Mammoth Memory


(Pronounced am-fee-brack-ick)

An amphibrachic foot has a short syllable followed by a long syllable followed by a short syllable.

Amphibrachic – SLS

Amphibrachic is short then long then short syllables

The amphibian bought a racket (amphibrachic) so his little sister could play tennis and Serve Like Serena (SLS).

Example words include:

Short   Long   Short

  An       oth       er     (another)


Short   Long   Short

 Per      form   ance   (performance)


Short   Long   Short

   En     norm    ous    (enormous)


Short   Long   Short

  Fan     tast       ic       (fantastic)

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