Metallage (me-tal’-la-gee): When a word or phrase is treated as an object within another expression.
Today, the US finds out what “government shutdown” means.
Here are some possibilities:
What Happens in Washington Stays in Bed
Swing Low Sweet Patriot, Your Government’s Going to Carry You Nowhere
Mad Hatter Tea Party Celebrates Un-Government Day
Business as Usual
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).