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On Tue, 15 Apr 2003 09:27:29 -0700, "Elise" wrote:
> "Bonnie Granat" wrote.
> > 2. There is no premise whatsoever for her metaphor
> *except* the word
> > That's my entire point. Only an interpretation of
> word in that way
> > for the metaphor.
> Hi Bonnie & others,
> As I have not yet taken a look at the article, I'm
> sure about the
> entire context, however, just within this paragraph
> several premises for
> the metaphor:
> - conception
> - not static but expanding -
> - it was getting bigger all the time
> Sounds like a reference to pregnancy? (Just another
The reference to pregnancy would be fine. A reference
to new life using a slang term that conveys the very
lowest form of interaction between men and women is
inappropriate, in my opinion.
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