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    I need metaphors for these words USA and computer.


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    Re: i need metaphors for these words

    A possible metaphor for the United States of America? Uncle Sam?

    And for computer? Calculating machine?

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    Re: i need metaphors for these words

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
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    And for computer? Calculating machine?
    That's a bit gentle; I call mine an infernal machine (that's not really a metaphor - unless you have an etymological turn of mind and understand it as 'coming from Hell').

    I have a friend who calls his a confuser.

    b

    PS Also, now I come to think of it, at one time 'infernal machine' meant 'bomb' - Amazon.com: The Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism: Books: Matthew Carr
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