Short Relief: Swings and Misses

Short Relief: Swings and Misses Bombs.  Dingers. Homers, taters, goners, blasts.  I love these words, but I hear them a lot. So I created my own list of home run metaphors, fresh and new. For my source material, I turned to the novellas of E.T.A. Hoffmann. His playful, early-nineteenth-century romantic fantasies are packed with expansive…

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