"The hen's oviduct is like an assembly line-as the egg travels down the oviduct, successive layers are added as the egg is "built." The shell is added last in the ..."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.