“She just tees the ball up and hits it out of the park every single time.”
. More surprising was this one from William Safire (accurately described by Mrs Wrubel Levy as “language maven and right-wing mouthpiece”) writing in the New York Times:
“editorialists began to hold their noses at echoes of the Smoot-Hawley trade barriers”
. I noticed something that might be called a “mixed metaphor” this morning. It’s certainly unfortunate when someone describes a drug regime (in a headline) as being “a mixed bag for colon cancer“.