Economic Metaphors, 2008

You know I just love the use of metaphor to define reality, even though they often conceal as much as reveal. Here’s William Saletan from Slate tracking the hot economic metaphors. See article for clever summaries and examples.

  1. Gravity
  2. Rebound
  3. Crash
  4. Momentum
  5. Natural disaster
  6. Mental illness
  7. Bear attack
  8. Football
  9. Bubble
  10. Disappearance
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