Re: force

Steve Finley (Finley@TTDCE1.COED.TTU.EDU)
Wed, 21 Aug 1996 12:06:05 +0000

>From (the aptly named) Janet Cross:

"Cattle prods are electrified instruments used to cull the steers for
slaughter from the breeders."

Good God, woman, you got a nasty violent streak! Here I was being
all metaphorical and stuff. . .

OK, how about this: Computers are electronic instruments used to
send e-mail that includes metaphors that are reductionist,
overreaching, and inaccurate (in my case).

Besides, I thought meat comes from the supermarket. . .