when a metaphor finds a new home

Recently I mentioned the idea of metaphor hostility. This case courtesy of BLDG BLOG represents the opposite: the willful suspension of disbelief. 

As it happens, a new street-printing device—unfurling a geological substrate known as Tiger Stone, as orderly and as easy “as laying laminate flooring”—can neatly place brick roads where there weren’t roads before.

Here’s a video of the “printer” in action:

via BLDGBLOG: The Road Printer.

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