Metaphors begin as concrete descriptions of the world, and are only gradually extended to other domains. Without ever crossing a visible boundary, they become everyday language, divorced from the original referent.

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The half-life of metaphors
METAPHORS are not born as such. They begin as concrete descriptions of the world, and are only gradually extended to other domains. Without ever crossing a…

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