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“It’s as bad as a…”

Education debate aside (tough act to follow, if you ask me), how’s this for a teacher who sticks with you?  Four years after my English teacher John Warthen handed me a typed version of this, I still come back to it and laugh aloud every time.  So I give you: the Washington Post’s 1999 “Worst analogies ever written in a high school essay” contest. (Disregard the host site.)

Spring Greeney

October 20th, 2008 at 2:02 am

But perhaps you disagree

One response so far

  • [ # ] WangOct 20, 2008 at 10:48 am

    I was so tickled by this that I sent it to everyone I know, like a sea urchin tickles himself with his spines and then ejects his seed into the vast unknown — but welcoming — ether of the seven seas.