Some Analogies are Better than Others

My mother-in-law’s sister found an analogy I had written a few years ago when they were going through an “analogy” craze–getting a kick out of some of the bad analogies or metaphors that people sometimes write. They had a list of  several that actually were written by high school students. Here are a couple: 

Jet Lag

  I’ve got the “jet lag” blues. “Jet lag” is really “jet hurry” because everything happens much sooner than usual. Instead of waking up at 6 AM, you wake up at 2 AM. And you are not groggy awake, but wide AWAKE. I am not lagging at all when I experience jet lag. It seems…