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Because just about every Friday afternoon something really funny (at least to me) comes across my desk.  This week it is a list of analogies and metaphors - claiming to be actual examples from high school students' work. Now, whether they were written by high schoolers really doesn't matter, they were pretty funny.  Here are my three favorites.

She had a deep, throaty, genuine laugh, like that sound a dog makes just before it throws up.

He fell for her like his heart was a mob informant and she was the East River.

The ballerina rose gracefully en pointe and extended one slender leg behind her, like a dog at a fire hydrant.

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2004 10:23 AM | Back to top

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