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"Monogamy is like a portfolio with only one investment in it?"
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"Candice, your eyes are like two crystal-blue pools of habitual judgment."
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"Remorse sits in my stomach like a piece of stale bread. How does that sound?"
'In today's market hyperbole was up sharply. Similes and metaphors held relatively steady with euphemisms hitting another record low.'
"I wandered lonely as a...lonely as a...lonely as a what?"
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"He was a big man, but he moved like a cat."
"Remind me, what's the difference between a metaphor and a simile?"
Miss Underhill's School Of Writing Sample Lesson
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Overused Animal Cliches
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"...and your ears! They're like silk purses!"
Big needle in a hay stack.
'Good morning, 'DICTIONARIES' department for, like, Similes.'
'You're a poet? I've got a great simile for you.'
"It's not a very good simile but you'll be like an evening spread out against the sky."
"Rape Rape Rape - he used my pencil sharpener!"
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