View Full Version : What's the worst-stretched metaphor/analogy you've heard?
06-04-2000, 04:18 PM
You can't stretch your metaphor too far out from the base, because you get metaphor shear.
06-05-2000, 09:17 PM
I waxed eloquent once, and strained my vocal cords.
BANNED, from IMHO thread on how many women actually
shave their arms.
No, I didn't mean that - I actually found it quite
06-05-2000, 09:40 PM
Seems like every half-time locker room speech is full of them.
One time, "The team is like a train, we all have to go the same way. One guy is out front, with a coal car guy next, then a line of linemen, then a wimpy kicker for a caboose, but only when we need it." On and on for ten minutes.
06-06-2000, 12:55 AM
One time I was really high and I told my friend Suzy she looked like a "melted candle."
It made no sense, which both of us realized even though we were fucked up. I think in my mind was an image of a pillar candle slighly melted so it curves...I don't know. But we laughed about that for hours.
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