what does this sentence mean? The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.
Aug 3, 2014 9:34 AM
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Well, bricks don't hang in the sky. They fall. These ships did the opposite of what bricks usually do. That's the beauty of Douglas Adams' wit. ;)
August 3, 2014
this sounds more like a sarcastic statement, i'm assuming you're reading a fiction story that involves flying ships, but anyways the author here wants to illustrate that there this ship in particular, which didn't reach the sky the same way a piece of brick can not reach the sky much less move on it's on own.
August 3, 2014
Sounds like poetry to me! I guess its describing the ships as lined up in the same way that bricks are?
August 3, 2014
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