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    Piling up like laundry.

    A simile is not yellow with a mouth and two eyes; that is a smiley.
    A simile is like a metaphor, but with the comparative word ‘like’ or ‘as’ added.

    Put it another way, a metaphor is a simile without comparative words.
    This is a simile thread.

    ‘Piling up like laundry’ is a simile I came across recently and thought, ‘nice’.
    It is not one of those hackneyed, cliché, phrases Like ‘clean as a whistle’ or ‘as bright as a button.’
    It is short and uncomplicated.
    It is easily understood by almost everyone. Things to aim for.

    So this is the game, I post a word and the next person decides whether to use ‘As’ or ‘like’, makes a simile using the word, and posts another word for the next person, simple, No?

    BUT, remember this is not an exercise in remembering the ones used every day, MAKE UP SOMETHING.

    Let’s start on a positive note,

    First word ‘Happy’.
    A new story

    I finally got 'A Family Business' recorded and loaded, all 37 mins of it, much longer than any I have done before.
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    as happy as dead little pigs in the sunshine;
    can't get any happier.

    tangled

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    As tangled as the mind of a career politician.

    Beautiful.
    A new story

    I finally got 'A Family Business' recorded and loaded, all 37 mins of it, much longer than any I have done before.
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    Beautiful like the sound of someone else saying "It's my round."

    Hanging
    Rimmer: You can't just whack Death on the head!
    Lister: If he comes near me, I'm gonna rip his nipples off!

    You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
    - Robin Williams

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    hanging like a helium filled vivid tropical fish,
    trailing just enough toothpick ballast.

    Pickled

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    ...in neat rows, pickled, like specimens in a Victorian natural history museum ...


    Rain clouds
    A new story

    I finally got 'A Family Business' recorded and loaded, all 37 mins of it, much longer than any I have done before.
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    rain clouds like sponges wrung rightly devoid

    amicable

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    Sophoclean.
    A man in possession of a wooden spoon must be in want of a pot to stir.

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    Sophoclean as a besmudged self-fulfilling fortune cookie slip tucked neatly between crisp edges

    amicable

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    As amicable as the drunk on the last bus home.

    Single minded
    A new story

    I finally got 'A Family Business' recorded and loaded, all 37 mins of it, much longer than any I have done before.
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