WSJ Interviewee Mixed Metaphor Award

Ladies and gentlemen, we have ourselves a mixed metaphor prizwinner:

“I’m sure there were some wealthy families who were drinking the Bernanke Kool-aid and got burned,” he said. “But I don’t know many families in that boat.

via Wealthy Americans Shun Risky Investments –

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  1. Carl Mercurio says:

    To paraphrase Nabokov: Metaphors were made to be mixed.

    Or said another way, "I hastened to quench a thirst that had been burning a hole in the mixed metaphor of my life ever since I had fondled a quite different Dolly thirteen years earlier." Look at the Harlequins! (1974)

  2. niffe9 says:

    From Futurama…
    "If we can hit that bullseye then the rest of the dominoes will fall like a house of cards… Checkmate."

  3. Pat Shuff says:

    Where birds of a mixed metaphor feather flock together count me a horse of a different color.

  4. Jacob says:

    bulls eye
    jacob evans