By James Geary

“Sherlock Holmes may possibly look at a bowler hat and inform that its owner's spouse had ceased to like him. during this wonderful ebook approximately metaphor James Geary is not any much less fantastic, as he deciphers the delicate implications embedded in ads slogans, general slang and executive double-talk…. you are going to shawl down each web page of I Is an different and then ask for more.” —Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and writer of Book via e-book and Classics for Pleasure

For fans of language and enthusiasts of Blink and Freakonomics, New York Times bestselling writer James Geary deals this attention-grabbing examine metaphors and their impact in each point of our lives, from artwork to drugs, psychology to the inventory market.

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