forth bridge

Dear DMC:  A simile bites the dust: For many years, we Brits have been able to use the painting of the Forth (Railway) Bridge as a well-understood simile for all repetitive and seemingly endless tasks (viz “Checking my emails is like painting the Forth Bridge”). Sadly we may do so no longer.

As reported by BBC:

Steve Reszetniak

September 6, 2011