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Re: How do you grow brocolli?

Matt Johnson wrote:

----- Original Message ----
From: Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
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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