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Quotation Maven Mardy Grothe Never Metaphor He Didn't Like

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

If Dr. Mardy Grothe has anything to say about it, your search for the perfect metaphor may be (almost) over. You might say Grothe, who launched the o...

Your Metaphor Is Misleading Me

Denise Cummins, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Denise Cummins, Ph.D.

When Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke appeared on 60 Minutes to persuade us to bail out the banking system, he didn't bother with charts, figures or lengthy argument. Instead, he used something far more powerful: Analogy and metaphor.

Science Writing At Its Finest? Richard Dawkins's 'Oxford Book Of Modern Science Writing'

The New York Review of Books | Jeremy Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jeremy Bernstein The New York Review of Books A Bouquet of Science "The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing" edited by Richard Dawkins Oxford Univ...