View Single Post
Old November 29th, 2012 (10:55 AM).
Esper's Avatar
Esper Esper is offline
Silver Tier
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: California
Posts: 7,723
No, no. Andy's merely using a form of synecdoche in which a thing is used to mean a more specific subset of the thing. (e.g. "The world hates me." The entire world doesn't hate you, just part of it.)

Does no one but me study literature or linguistics? :(