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    analogies

    what is this called?
    blue: sky :: green: grass

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    Re: analogies

    Quote Originally Posted by needhelp
    what is this called?
    blue: sky :: green: grass
    You gave the answer in the title. The symbols mean blue is to sky as green is to grass,

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    I see now- I didn't see the pattern of the dashes. Oooops. ;-(

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