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A white sheep and a black sheep - A missionary in sub-Saharan Africa finds himself in a predicament

Metaphor - A fun pictorial story

Last updated on May 29, 2021 by Roger Kaufman

A successful metaphor saves a missionary in dire straits

A Missionary in Sub-Saharan Africa Finds himself in a Predicament - A Funny Pictorial Story

A missionary works in sub-Saharan Africa. He has been with this tribe for five years. The chief's wife gives birth to their third child.

The Kind However, she has a strikingly light complexion. The chief summons the missionary to him and begins: “Missionary, look around. As far as I can see and as far as you can see - all black People. You're the only white guy around here. Well my wife's kid is kinda white. What's your opinion on that?"

The missionary begins to sweat a little.

As a matter of routine, he begins to look for a simile.

"Chief, over there on the slope I see our flock of sheep. As far as I can see, all sheep are white. And yet – a single lamb is black."

The chief gets a little white in the face and suddenly also has beads of sweat on his forehead: "Okay, okay, I won't say anything. And you say nothing.” Source: - Bernard Trenkle "The Second Ha Manual"

Vera F. Birkenbihl - A funny pictorial story

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Metaphors and Oxymora - Linguistic Marvels - A Funny Pictorial Story

We use up to 180 daily metaphors! Other stylistic devices such as the oxymoron also enrich it deutsche Sprache. Mr. Schröder has wonderful examples ready.

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