Metaphors and Analogies

From a list of metaphors and analogies used in high school writing:

  • She had a deep, throaty, genuine laugh, like that sound a dog makes just before it throws up.
  • Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever.
  • 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.
  • The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work.
  • Her hair glistened in the rain like a nose hair after a sneeze.
  • The hailstones leaped from the pavement, just like maggots when you fry them in hot grease.

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Chuck Norris Facts

A list of facts about Chuck Norris

Contains gems like:

Chuck Norris has counted to infinity. Twice. The Great Wall of China was originally created to keep Chuck Norris out. It failed miserably. Chuck Norris does not sleep. He waits.

Someone has way too much free time.