Re: How do you grow brocolli?
Matt Johnson wrote:
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From: Ron Johnson <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, 25 April, 2006 2:18:25 PM
Subject: Re: How do you grow brocolli?
On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 17:09 +0700, Ali Milis wrote:
How do you grow brocolli?
Read My Lips: Ask Dan Quayle!
That's a mixed metaphor, if I ever saw one.
Metaphor? I don't see a metaphor.
"Read my lips" is a metaphor, I do believe.
The literal meaning is "pay close attention to what I say",
so it is certainly a figure of speech.
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You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!