A Numeric metaphor denotes the hypothetical but often widely believed existence of an entity in addition to a list of known entities. Numeric metaphors are often a product of the press and are prominently displayed in headlines.

Numeric metaphors can also be complimantary titles such as First Lady and Second City.

Notable Numeric Metaphors

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