Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mixing Up Metaphors About Muggles

If you don't want to read the Harry Potter books, I think it's fine. (I only read them to check on their suitability for my children.) But if you haven't read a book, you probably ought not to make part of it the central metaphor of your unrelated opinion piece. You run the risk of misunderstanding and then you make a hash of your point inadvertently.