The e-mail says they are taken from actual high school essays and collected by English teachers across the country for their own amusement. Some of these kids may have bright futures as humor writers. What do you think?
- Â She had a deep, throaty, genuine laugh, like that sound a dog makes just before it throws up.
- He was as tall as a six-foot, three-inch tree.
- McBride fell 12 stories, hitting the pavement like a Hefty bag filled with vegetable soup.
- 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.