Economists agree: we’re in the situation of a bunch of different metaphors

I like the fact that the BBC dredged up this “Cat in tree” photo to illustrate the metaphor of … the global economy being like a cat stuck in a tree.

catintree  It makes me wonder what other stock images, easily grabbed by looking the phrases up on google, that they could pull out.


Imagine the headline that things are like …

The current global economy is like…

We’re Up a Creek Without A Paddle!

boatwithoutapaddle  OR MAYBE… What we’re seeing is all a DOG AND PONY SHOW.  dogandponyshow

Or… Everything’s Gone to Pot.


Well, those will be the next BBC articles on the topic of the global economy, I presume.

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