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Multiply mixed metaphors

#1  Postby logical bob » Feb 18, 2011 12:56 am

Tonight I heard Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on the news, saying of his political opponents "If you look at their track record you can see that you don't need a crystal ball to read the book."

That's a triple mixed metaphor. Any others? Any quadruples?
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#2  Postby Animavore » Feb 18, 2011 12:58 am

The most I've ever heard is two.

There's plenty more fish in the kettle.
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#3  Postby Cody » Feb 18, 2011 10:30 pm

I smell a rat. I see it floating in the air. But I will nip it in the bud before the goose that lays the golden egg lets slip the pot at the end of the rainbow.
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#4  Postby ConnyRaSk » Feb 18, 2011 11:41 pm

Literature, fiction, poetry, whatever, makes justice in the world. That’s why it almost always has to be on the side of the underdog. ~Grace Paley
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