Friday, March 05, 2010

Mixed metaphor corner

I love mixed metaphors. I might make this a regular feature.

"It jumped out of the gun," he says. "It got leaked inadvertently and it has spread like wildfire."

It's Joe Bonamassa talking about how his new band's name, Black Country, has already been attacked by lawyers, but that's not the important thing. It's the phrasing. Jumped. Gun. Leaked. Wildfire.

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