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Trying desperately to compete with Bev!
Apparently these are metaphors and similes from actual GCSE essays!!  

 
> Her face was a perfect oval, like a circle that had its two other sides
> gently compressed by a Thigh Master.
>
> His thoughts tumbled in his head, making and breaking alliances like
> underpants in a tumble dryer.
>
> She caught your eye like one of those pointy hook latches that used to
>
dangle from doors and would fly up whenever you banged the door open
> again.
>
> The little boat gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a bowling
> ball wouldn't.
>
> McMurphy fell 12 stories, hitting the pavement like a paper bag filled
> with
> vegetable soup.
>
> Her hair glistened in the rain like nose hair after a sneeze.
>
> Her eyes were like two brown circles with big black dots in the centre
>
> Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever.
>
> He was as tall as a six-foot-three-inch tree.
>
> The hailstones leaped from the pavement, just like maggots when you fry
> them in hot grease.
>
> Long separated by cruel fate, the star-crossed lovers raced across the
> grassy field toward each other like two freight trains, one having
left
> York at 6:36 p.m. travelling at 55 mph, the other from Peterborough at
> 4:19p.m. at a speed of 35 mph.
>
> The politician was gone but unnoticed, like the full stop after the Dr. on
> a Dr Pepper can.
>
> John and Mary had never met. They were like two hummingbirds who had also
> never met.
>
> The thunder was ominous sounding, much like the sound of a thin sheet of
> metal being shaken backstage during the storm scene in a play.
>
> The red brick wall was the colour of a brick-red crayon.
>
> Even in his last years, Granddad had a mind like a steel trap, only one
> that had been left out so long it had rusted shut.
>
> The door had been forced, as forced as the dialogue during the interview
> portion of Family Fortunes.
>
> Shots rang out, as shots
are wont to do.
>
> The plan was simple, like my brother Phil. But unlike Phil, this plan just
> might work.
>
> The young fighter had a hungry look, the kind you get from not eating for
> a
> while.
>
> He was as lame as a duck. Not the metaphorical lame duck either, but a
> real
> duck that was actually lame.  Maybe from stepping on a land mine or
> something.
>
> Her artistic sense was exquisitely refined, like someone who can tell
> butter from "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter."
>
> She had a deep, throaty, genuine laugh, like that sound a dog makes just
> before it throws up.
>
> It came down the stairs looking very much like something no one had ever
> seen before.
>
> The knife was as sharp as the tone used by Glenda Jackson, MP in
her first
> several points of parliamentary procedure made to Robin Cook, MP, Leader
> of
> the House of Commons, in the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the
> suspension of Keith Vaz, MP.
>
> The ballerina rose gracefully en pointe and extended one slender leg
> behind
> her, like a dog at a lamppost.
>
> The revelation that his marriage of 30 years had disintegrated because of
> his wife's infidelity came as a rude shock, like a surcharge at a formerly
> surcharge-free cashpoint.
>
> The dandelion swayed in the gentle breeze like an oscillating electric fan
> set on medium.
>
> It was a working class tradition, like fathers chasing kids around with
> their power tools.
>
> He was deeply in love. When she spoke, he thought he heard bells, as if
>
she
> were a dustcart reversing.
>
> She was as easy as the Daily Star crossword.
>
> She grew on him like she was a colony of E. coli and he was
> room-temperature British beef.
>
> Her voice had that tense, grating quality, like a first-generation thermal
> paper fax machine that needed a band tightened.
>
> She walked into my office like a centipede with 98 missing legs.
>
> It hurt the way your tongue hurts after you accidentally staple it to the
> wall.[/list]
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roflmao  Excellent stuff!

Why is everyone trying to compete with me  dontknow   confused
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we got given some of those at school as an example of wht not to do.ive always loved the knife being as sharp as one
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roflmao  Excellent stuff!

Why is everyone trying to compete with me  dontknow   confused


Only because ur a comedy legend Bev! we're jealous!
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When my funny emails run out, I won't be!  roflmao
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yeah but then u can use the excuse of being busy in kiwiland and not having a computer
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She grew on him like she was a colony of E. coli and he was room-temperature British beef.


 roflmao  I love that one!
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upfunny - hilarious! I am so gonna use some of these in my GCSEs lol!  Wink
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She grew on him like she was a colony of E. coli and he was room-temperature British beef.


 roflmao  I love that one!


lol yea thats my fave too - quality stuff hol!! x(",)x
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