English as she is wrot
"The hailstones leaped from the pavements, just like maggots when you fry them in hot grease."
"She had a deep, throaty, genuine laugh, like that sound a dog makes just before it throws up."
"It was a working class tradition, like fathers chasing kids around with their power tools."
"She walked into my office like a centipede with 98 missing legs."
"It hurt the way your tongue hurts after you accidentally staple it to the wall."