Publication details [#5307]

Gozzi, Raymond, Jr. 1995. Confessions of a metaphoraholic. ETC: A Review of General Semantics 52 (1) : 51–54. 4 pp.


The use of metaphors is discussed with focus on the suffix -'aholic', e.g., 'metaphoraholic'. Real and potential uses for -'aholic' are examined and its ties to compulsive/impulsive behavior are highlighted. (Copyright 1995, Sociological Abstracts, Inc., all rights reserved.) (H. L. Stidger in LLBA 1995, vol. 29, n. 4)