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What if your teen tells you her teacher or whoever called her a "flower vase"?

Asked by flo (12181points) February 6th, 2019

Does it mean not bright but good looking, or something else?

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kritiper's avatar

Pretty on the outside with nothing on the inside.

KNOWITALL's avatar

Sounds curvy maybe? A compliment?

janbb's avatar

Context? Is there a link or something?

Inspired_2write's avatar

Well he may think you a flower vase but better than what he is…a turd.

gondwanalon's avatar

All show and no grow.

flo's avatar

@KNOWITALL and @janbb I’m surprised at your answers.

KNOWITALL's avatar

@flo Why, based on the answers we were all unsure? From a lady teacher, it wouldn’t seem like a big deal to me. If I thought it was weird, I would ask them, especially at school.

flo's avatar

I’m thinking of a prezel @KNOWITALL

flo's avatar

…What does it have to do with the anatomy of the person who says does x,y, or z? Is it about anti men?

KNOWITALL's avatar

@flo May I rephrase what I think you are asking for clarification?

Are you asking this:
What features could a vase have that evokes a human body?

As for anti-men, I would say feminism or images evoking femininity are not anti-men, just pro-woman. Imo.

kruger_d's avatar

There are several poems about flower vases. Possibly a reference.

flo's avatar

@KNOWITALL How about the pretzel?

janbb's avatar

@flo What pretzel??

flo's avatar

I rest my case.

KNOWITALL's avatar

@flo You are an odd duck, but you make me think lol

flo's avatar

@KNOWITALL Good for you.

zenvelo's avatar

@flo Did the teacher say vahhhz or vayse, or vayzzzz?
Or maybe it was a lesson on Keats:

Ode on a Grecian Urn


Thou still unravish’d bride of quietness,
Thou foster-child of silence and slow time,
Sylvan historian, who canst thus express
A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme:
What leaf-fring’d legend haunts about thy shape
Of deities or mortals, or of both,
In Tempe or the dales of Arcady?
What men or gods are these? What maidens loth?
What mad pursuit? What struggle to escape?
What pipes and timbrels? What wild ecstasy?

janbb's avatar

@zenvelo But what about the pretzel?

flo's avatar

@kritiper , and @Inspired_2write and @gondwanalon Thank you.
@kruger_d But why would a teacher or anyone, call or refer to your daughter as a flower vase?

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