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I received an interesting email last night which was a forwarded warning from CITI to clients warning of a triangle on the Vix suggesting that the Vix might spike to new high very soon while equities fell hard accordingly:
Regular readers know I'm a bit of a stickler for reasonable grammar, syntax, and spelling. I'm far from perfect, but I strive for at least a solid 6th-grade level of English here on Slope.
One of the many things that Americans don't seem to grasp is the difference between an analogy and a metaphor. Broadly speaking, analogies can be any of a wide variety of constructions, including similes and metaphors. But from my point of view, metaphors and similes are not the same as analogies.