Mike Sales wrote:reohn2 wrote:Gear changing requires presicion,OTOH with language,as long as I understand what's being conveyed I couldn't give a monkey's
There's the problem. When language is used without precision it can lead to ambiguity or misunderstanding.
Metaphor and simile when fresh are illuminating and enlivening. When they get stale and worn they are blunt and boring.
You gave me a towelling there Mike.......