Monday, April 05, 2004

Mixed Metaphor Watch
"... the moment at which the six-month trial might have gone irreparably off the rails."
NY Times, 3/28, on the gesture by the juror who "appear[ed] to flash the 'O.K.' sign to defense lawyers Friday ... in the trial of two former Tyco executives. [She] may have made the most expensive hand gesture in the history of criminal law."

Mended Metaphor: irretrievably off the rails

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