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Ordinary language is all right.

One could divide humanity into two classes:
those who master a metaphor, and those who hold by a formula.
Those with a bent for both are too few, they do not comprise a class.

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7 Jan '13 11:41:45 AM

Deflect the blame for invidious comparisons onto the words used to make them.

7 Jan '13 11:38:46 AM

Even 'sometimes' may be often enough, for the aphorist.

7 Jan '13 11:35:58 AM

Sometimes, you need only begin, 'Even the greatest…'.

7 Jan '13 11:34:50 AM

Superlatives are diminished most by the most occasional exceptions.

7 Jan '13 11:24:10 AM

Remark parenthetically on what everyone knows.

7 Jan '13 11:20:47 AM

Stand off to the side.

7 Jan '13 11:17:53 AM

Make them go back.

7 Jan '13 11:12:12 AM

Notice something.

6 Jan '13 09:27:01 AM

Some salads are green. I mean, like, really green.