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Fruit similes

On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 11:50:04AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:

> Mentioning yourself in this row is like comparing apples and pears
> (hope that this figure works also in English) and I'm really sad that
> you come up with this.

No, we have no difficulty in English finding similarities between apples and
pears.  In English, we compare incongruous comparisons to the comparison of
apples and oranges.

P.S., the word is "expelled".

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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