Wednesday February 24, 2016
Book 16: Big, Dumb Objects — Part III


SORLIE: Those dictionaries you wrote? Our researchers love them. They're acting like kids in a candy store.

YAEYOEFUI: This is different from "bulls in a china shop," yes?

SORLIE: Hah! Yes. The first is about manic consumption. The second is about careless destruction.

YAEYOEFUI: I think I understand. They will visit the china shop after they have eaten all the candy?

SORLIE: You just broke both metaphors forever.