Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder
My friend Shweta Narayan drew an insightful comic that references…
Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2001 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.
My friend Shweta Narayan drew an insightful comic that references an out-of-context remark by George Lakoff you might have heard about. What's Going On? She'll tell you!
I always forget the difference between metonymy and synecdoche.