November 23rd, 2006

Прекрасное

25 самых смешных аналогий в школьных сочинениях (по-английски).
Некоторые просто великолепны!

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

"He was as tall as a six-foot, three-inch tree."

"He was as lame as a duck. Not the metaphorical lame duck, either, but a real duck that was actually lame, maybe from stepping on a land mine or something."

"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."