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... I dunno.
also, these are not from high school students. there is a contest in which people try to write the worst analogies, etc.
That kid probably only thinks he lives in America.
Though yeah, they`re similes. Just thought I`d point that out in case no one noticed. :D
My favorite: John and Mary had never met. They were like two hummingbirds who had also never met.
RIPOFF FROM GUIDE TO HITCHIKE THE GALAXY
Terrible website, but some "great" writing. You gotta dig.
"What I’ve reprinted below (including the intro paragraph) came into my mail today: these are NOT from my students (can also be found HERE--thanks, Femmebot). Note that most of these are really analogies."
The revelation that his marriage of 30 years had disintegrated because of his wife`s infidelity came as a rude shock, like a surcharge at a formerly surcharge-free ATM machine.
That guys been to my school lol
24. It was an American tradition, like fathers chasing kids aroundwith power tools.
1. Simile2. Simile3. Simile4. Simile5. Simile6. Ironic7. Simile8. Simile9. Simile10. Simile11. Simile12. Simile13. Simile14. Simile15. Simile16. Simile17. Simile18. Simile19. Neither simile nor metaphor20. Simile21. Neither simile nor metaphor22. Simile23. Simile24. Simile25. Simile
"The snow WAS a blanket over the earth" - Metaphor "The snow was LIKE a blanket" - simile
Wow, American teachers kick ass. It was pretty funny though. The bowling ball one really reminds of something Douglas Adams might have written.
This is officialy THE OLDEST LINK EVER.
I remember hearing these (well, only about half of them, I`ll admit) when I was like, 12. That`s what? Seven years ago? SEVEN YEARS? SWEET GIBBLY GIBBLETS!!!!
Still, I LOVE so many of them. GOD, wow. Laughter. Laughter that makes your sides ache, like when you fart so hard your ass hurts. Except in your sides. And from laughing. Yeah, just like that.
You thought I was seriously trying to be funny!
Jokes on you, cause that was TOTALLY photoshopped!
Back on topic, since when do garbage trucks have bells on them? (referring to # 25, of course)
lol That was my fav.