Do you know what a metaphor is? And if you do, do you know how important a role metaphors play in everyday language? They are really worth investing some time into: If you know the central metaphors of a culture and language, a lot of words and phrases revolving around those central concepts can be logically explained and then memorised a lot more easily! Listen as Roger and Peter share some insights about metaphors in language. Metaphor This Wikipedia article explains the metaphor in detail. Summary This site gives you a very brief overview about "Metaphors we live by", the book that inspired this episode.