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He was as tall as a 6?3? tree

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He was as tall as a 6′3″ tree

Postby kurt_w » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:39 pm

These have been circulating for many, many years.

Despite the headline, they weren't actually written by high school students, and they're not all analogies. Most of them were probably intentionally composed, perhaps for the Bulwer-Lytton contest.

Nonetheless, they're funny.

Which is your favorite? It's hard to choose, but I'm partial to these:

Her artistic sense was exquisitely refined, like someone who can tell butter from I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter.

Shots rang out, as shots are wont to do.

Long separated by cruel fate, the star-crossed lovers raced across the grassy field toward each other like two freight trains, one having left Cleveland at 6:36 p.m. traveling at 55 mph, the other from Topeka at 4:19 p.m. at a speed of 35 mph.

The plan was simple, like my brother-in-law Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just might work.
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Re: He was as tall as a 6′3″ tree

Postby Ned Flanders » Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:01 pm

"The bigger they are, the harder they are". From a kids say the darndest things bit on Johnny Carson.
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