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mixed metaphors

noun
plural of mixed metaphor

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as in catachreses

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“Mixed metaphors.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mixed%20metaphors. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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