Saturday, June 14, 2008

Worst analogies ever written in a high school essay.

Actually, I think some of these are rather good.

A few samples:

The little boat gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a bowling ball wouldn't.

He spoke with the wisdom that can only come from experience, like a guy who went blind because he looked at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it and now goes around the country speaking at high schools about the dangers of looking at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it.

From the attic came an unearthly howl. The whole scene had an eerie, surreal quality, like when you're on vacation in another city and "Jeopardy" comes on at 7 p.m. instead of 7:30.

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