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It Must Be a Boxy Hole

Writes the candidate:

We are working ourselves into metaphorical holes that we keep digging. The time has come that we abandon this method and try thinking outside of the box.

The office for which he is running? School board.

Maine’s Bishop Wants To Leave Society Just A Stone

If we just kept Malone’s favored cornerstone, and didn’t add to it as time went on, then our society wouldn’t have any structure to it. It would just be a big stone, sitting out there, all alone. [...]

Maine's Bishop Wants To Leave Society Just A Stone

If we just kept Malone’s favored cornerstone, and didn’t add to it as time went on, then our society wouldn’t have any structure to it. It would just be a big stone, sitting out there, all alone. [...]

Bailout Metaphor SemiOpen Thread

I’ve noticed that the effort to pass a superbig bailout for Wall Street in Congress has provoked people writing about this financial redistribution of wealth to use a lot of metaphors.

For example: “This bailout is like a bus headed for a cliff, out of which the driver has jumped, in order to save himself”.

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