[Jokes] Analogies

Peter Berry 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>
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