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Old 09-10-2019, 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by SciFiSam View Post
It is possible to learn about metaphors and understand them, because they follow a pattern; new ones might be a problem.
Metaphors have never been a problem for her. She comes up with new ones all the time. She's at least a notch better at it than most people even when speaking English which is her second language. Recently, she was telling me that anti-gay arguments are like broken glass; Many small, hard, sharp pieces but no coherent whole. She also said that the heads of homophobes are vermin-infested trashcans. I think that counts as metaphorical. Her linear thinking is above average but her lateral thinking is even more so.