Analogies are not as easy as you might think. Some people just cannot grasp the fine art of comparisons. And some grasp it and take it to a whole new level. Here are a few hilarious examples of analogies that while true, would not have been my first choice.
I saw her sitting at the bar. I approached. "Hello," she said in a voice so husky it could pull a dogsled.
As Fiona slowly drew the heavy velvet curtain aside, her eyes smoldered black, deep, and dark as the inside of the lungs of a coal miner.
From the attic came an unearthly howl. The whole scene had an eerie, surreal quality, like when you're on vacation in another city and "Jeopardy" comes on at 7 p.m. instead of 7:30.
Her hair glistened in the rain like nose hair after a sneeze.
They lived in a typical suburban neighborhood with picket fences that resembled Nancy Kerrigan's teeth.
The moon looked like a discarded toenail clipping submersed in a puddle of saliva on a black formica countertop.
And my favorite: Losing is like fertilizer: it stinks for a while, then you get used to it.
Quotes courtesy of funny2.com
Analogies are like shoes. You need two and even though they might look ridiculous…they should at least fit.