This article needs more links to other articles to help integrate it into the encyclopedia. (February 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Burlesque metaphor is an amusing, overstated or grotesque comparison or examplification.
Eat your own dog food.— An American proverb which means that you should consume your own product to recognize its flaws.
If they are offered winged ants, people will eat them.— African proverb
There is an elephant in the room.— An American idiom meaning that there is a sensitive issue no one brings up.
- Richard Milne Hogg; N. Norman Francis Blake; John Algeo; Roger Lass; Robert W. Burchfield (7 February 2001). The Cambridge History of the English Language. Cambridge University Press. p. 613–. ISBN 978-0-521-26479-2. Retrieved 24 May 2013.
- Martin H. Manser (2007). The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs. Infobase Publishing. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-8160-6673-5. Retrieved 15 June 2013.