Friday, April 09, 2010

Some Funny Stuff

A few of my favorites from Analogies and Metaphors Found in High School Essays:
He was as tall as a six-foot-three-inch tree.

John and Mary had never met. They were like two hummingbirds who had also never met.

It came down the stairs looking very much like something no one had ever seen before.

She walked into my office like a centipede with 98 missing legs.

Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever.**
[** I sense a kindred spirit.]



  1. The third one down sounds like an altered line from H.P. Lovecraft.