Sunday, July 09, 2006

Fun with metaphors and similes

4. She grew on him like she was a colony of E. coli, and he was room-temperature Canadian beef.

14. 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.

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

25. He was deeply in love. When she spoke, he thought he heard bells, as if she were a garbage truck backing up.

There is more here.


  1. Anonymous said...

    You must have heard of the Bulwer-Lytton contest.

  2. Abi said...

    To be frank, I hadn't heard of that contest. I learnt about it through Google, and I now know what you mean ...