Fruit loops and metaphors: Metaphors are not about explaining the abstract through concrete but about the dynamic process of negotiated sensemaking

  1. Nikki0417 said… I think a better comparison would Corn Flakes and Frosted Flakes. Both are made with the same cereal, but one’s sweeter (Psych).
  2. TV Obsessed said… Sweeter as in more comedy oriented? They are vastly different shows that are different on so many levels.
  3. Anonymous said… nikki could not be more right with the corn flakes and frosties analogy

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