What's the meaning of this sentence "Wisdom delivered through a peashooter"?
English is not my mother language, I was reading, and I didn't understand this sentence: "wisdom delivered through a peashooter. I don't know what's trying to say? The idea, meaning.
"This is why I love John Piper’s new little book Lessons from a Hospital Bed. You may think its chapters are too short to carry any real weight, but they are perfectly pithy: wisdom delivered through a peashooter."
- Anonymous4 weeks agoBest Answer
Dried peas are small but when blown hard through a peashooter [a toy version of the blowgun or blowpipe], they can really sting. The metaphor is comparing nuggets of wisdom to little "pea-shot"projectiles.