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Clearly this is a metaphor for something.
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Credit Crunch Severity Scale is new collection of graphic sound
and cringe making images to match, that can be used to calibrate
current financial crisis.
Examples of this would range in intensity from somewhere
person biting down on a brazil nut with their bare
teeth, or a ball-
hammer impacting on a Rolls Royce windscreen right through to a
running into a cabinet full of cut crystal on a level crossing.
[hippo, Mar 06 2009]
||"...they're running that video clip of Comet Shoemaker-Levy colliding with Jupiter again! ..."
||... but in space no can hear you colliding with another planet
||True - it also doesn't have the 'wince' factor of your examples.
||Would this be similar to the color-coded terror alert level?
||Perhaps a few Hitler sound bites when it becomes apparent that our chancellor is less than ideal. Air raid sirens. Fingernails being dragged across a twenty mile long blackboard.
||Perhaps if they become popular they may even help drag us out of the economic meltdown.