12 Disastrous Literal Interpretations of Metaphors

If you were an alien who'd just crash landed on earth, some of the metaphors that get tossed around in everyday conversation would be pretty confusing. But then you'd take the time to learn human languages, and you'd still be confused. Metaphors could be confusing, is what we're trying to say here.

We asked you to show us what the world might look like if figurative language was taken way too seriously. The winner is below, but first the runners up ...

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, Anyone. You win money.

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