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Mignon Fogarty, Grammar Girl


It’s all uphill from here. Eating like a pig. Let’s paint the town red.

Figurative language is everywhere.

But what makes a metaphor and how are they different from idioms? This rollercoaster of figurative speech has become a tangled web despite lessons learned in elementary school.

Whether understanding figurative speech seems like a piece of cake or an uphill battle, some phrases are easier to discern than others.

We talk with Grammar Girl, Mignon Fogarty, for this hour of All Sides.



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