“Margie” Abuse or Discipline?

"Margie" As I type that name I want to scream! No words can describe the level of terror this woman woman inflicted on us 3 kids. Flash-bash, MidSixties, British Columbia, Canada: To memory, Margie first showed up on the scene in '67. We lived in a small house on a corner lot of St. Paul … Continue reading “Margie” Abuse or Discipline?

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The 25 Funniest Analogies (Collected by High School English Teachers)

As we sometimes agonize over crafting the perfect analogy, her are a few that might inpsire, Analogies on the lighter side, ” She grew on him like she was a colony of E. Coli, and he was room-temperature Canadian beef” Enjoy

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UPDATE : Tens of thousands of readers have found this post and hundreds of you have commented. A few have said that these analogies were actually taken from other sources and were not written by high school kids at all. Now, we have a link that ends the debate. These analogies are the winning entries in a 1999 Washington Post humor contest, and there are more than 25. Please look at the comments sent August 3, 2008 by “Jiffer” to get to the complete list and the names of the authors.

ORIGINAL POST: I have to share these “funniest analogies” with you. They came in an e-mail from my sister. She got them from a cousin, who got them from a friend, who got them from… so they are circulating around. My apologies if you have already seen them.

The e-mail says they are taken from actual high school essays…

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