vneufeldt at M-W.COM
Wed Jun 21 13:12:12 UTC 2000
Hey, what's outdated about gearshift levers?
vneufeldt at m-w.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On Behalf
> Of Robert S. Wachal
> Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2000 5:07 PM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: outdated metaphors
> 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."?
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