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98\. Living on borrowed ideas Feb. 21, 2017

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<p>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. <a rel="nofollow" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metaphor">Metaphor</a> This Wikipedia article explains the metaphor in detail. <a rel="nofollow" href="http://theliterarylink.com/metaphors.html">Summary</a> This site gives you a very brief overview about "Metaphors we live by", the ...</p>


<p>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. <a rel="nofollow" href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metaphor">Metaphor</a> This Wikipedia article explains the metaphor in detail. <a rel="nofollow" href="http://theliterarylink.com/metaphors.html">Summary</a> This site gives you a very brief overview about "Metaphors we live by", the book that inspired this episode.</p>