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veen  ·  869 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 10, 2018

You’re invariably right; ‘tis but a metaphor. Doesn’t your wife knit?





kleinbl00  ·  869 days ago  ·  link  ·  

An inapt metaphor is a poor rhetorical tool. When we say a broken bone "knits together" we mean it becomes homogenous. Knitting:

Weaving: