The art of the metaphor

Today’s post is neither about translation nor the law as such, but I thought you might enjoy this beautifully illustrated short animation on metaphor – especially in view of the number of metaphors that lawyers use. 🙂

The video is from TED-Ed, one of the growing number of TED endeavours, including TEDTalks (such as those included in these posts about medical patents, language and economics, plain language in Portugal, sleep and success, Google’s N-gram viewer, and crowdsourcing.