The Metaphor Observatory

Welcome to the Metaphor Observatory, a site that examines contemporary metaphor in the media, written for those who love language. We're in the long process of rebuilding our site, so please be patient and ignore the temporarily unformatted form of our pages. In the meantime, enjoy these many articles we've published over the years and keep checking in to see our progress.

The home page of the Observatory is here:  

Recently seen at the Observatory, starting with the latest:

Please bear in mind that there are aspects of personal opinion to these observations, and that the Observatory is meant to call attention to the subtleties of metaphor use and impact. The material is mature in nature, though accessible to all. Copyright John D. Casnig