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me tuh fawr

  • n  a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity

  • And the brain as metaphor looms so large that there isn't much room left for the simultaneous physical reality that the brain is material, performs mechanical functions, can .
  • The story of Sonia Gandhi, 61, is remarkable at every level, and the fairy-tale metaphor barely begins to scratch the surface of its extraordinariness.
  • The sculpture of a sinking boat which sits in London's Thames river in front of the city's business center, seemed an apt metaphor for state of the global financial market on .
News & Articles

  • Coaching: Beyond the Sports Icon
    Often, the sports metaphor doesn't work so well in business coaching. Here's why. Knute Kenneth Rockne, of Notre Dame, is widely regarded as college football's greatest head coach. Ever. No head coach has been able to match his successes. From 1918 to 1930, Rockne attained a winning percentage of .881, the greatest of all time. Sometimes leaders take their cues from Rockne and attempt to emulate ...
    June 11, 2013 - Inc Magazine
  • Woonsocket Money Problems Get Worse
    by ABC6 Chief Political Reporter Mark Curtis mcurtis@abc6.com The turbulence of the Blackstone River in Woonsocket might be a good metaphor for the turmoil of the city's finances. Moody's has down graded
    June 11, 2013 - ABC 6 Providence
  • 'METAPHOR' conquers own issues as it explores relationships
    A week into rehearsals, four of the seven performers signed on to the "METAPHOR" cast were presented with can't-miss job opportunities -- all beginning at the end of the summer and all located outside Colorado's state lines. Undeterred, director Betsy Tobin is focused on making the only three scheduled shows with the original cast the best they can be.
    June 6, 2013 - Boulder Daily Camera

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