And if you do, do you know how important a role metaphors play in everyday language?
They are really worth investing some time into: If you know the central metaphors of a culture and language, a lot of words and phrases revolving around those central concepts can be logically explained and then memorised a lot more easily!
Listen as Roger and Peter share some insights about metaphors in language.
This Wikipedia article explains the metaphor in detail.
This site gives you a very brief overview about "Metaphors we live by", the book that inspired this episode.