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Another Steve quote

Steve explains to me that some exciting moment has happened in college football. A quarterback has gotten injured early in the game, and an 18-year-old freshman gets to fill in, and is doing a brilliant job. Very thrilling.

Me: Oh. Sort of like in theater, when the lead can't go on, and the understudy gets to fill in, and ends up dazzling the audience.

Steve: (disdainful pause) You just used a theater metaphor to describe sports. You're supposed to use sports metaphors to describe everything else in the world.


(I doubt I have a "sports" tag. Right, I do not.)

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jjschwabach
Jan. 10th, 2010 01:51 am (UTC)
What is this "Foht-bahl" to which you refer?
mollyringle
Jan. 14th, 2010 04:33 pm (UTC)
Dunno. Some confusing thing I hope they replace with a straightforward and interesting sport, like archery.
thomas_a_kempis
Jan. 10th, 2010 10:20 am (UTC)
Indubitably. Beyond Question.

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kenshi
Jan. 11th, 2010 12:53 am (UTC)
You get a free pass on this for being a girl. If you'd been a guy, we'd have been morally obligated to throw a slushy in your face or throw you in the dumpster for making an analogy like that.
mollyringle
Jan. 14th, 2010 04:33 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I kinda figured. :)
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