pwb at sucs.org
Fri Jan 11 19:43:25 GMT 2008
On Fri, 11 Jan 2008, Denis Walker wrote:
> Every year, English teachers from across the USA can submit their
> collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays.
> These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of teachers across
> the country. Here are last year's winners:
> 9. The little boat gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a
> bowling ball wouldn't.
This is possibly a homage to Douglas Adams (chapter 3 of The Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galaxy):
"The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't."
Peter Berry <pwb at sucs.org>
Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
More information about the Jokes