outdated metaphors

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue Jun 20 22:27:57 UTC 2000

On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Robert S. Wachal wrote:

> Anyone interested in joining me to develop a publishable list of out-dated
> metaphors,  especially those caused by the obsolescence of things
> mechanical, e.g., "she could suck the knob off a gearshift lever."?
> Bob

Are gearshift levers obsolete? I guess it's time to get a newer car...
Now the "typewriter gearshift" THAT'S obsolete, although I remember them
fondly ...

maberry at u.washington.edu

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