Tag: simile

  • Simile Definition 101: Bold as Brass and Sweeter Than Sugar

    Simile Definition 101: Bold as Brass and Sweeter Than Sugar

    I grew up in Bloomington, Illinois, the home of State Farm Insurance. Living in the shadow of its worldwide headquarters made two impacts upon my life. First, my sisters and I were oddities because neither of our parents worked for State Farm. Second, I’ve had the State Farm jingle stuck in my head for roughly…

  • Figure of Speech Definition and Full List of Examples

    Figure of Speech Definition and Full List of Examples

    Often, I find myself addressing my computer directly, begging it to cooperate with me. “My computer hates me,” is a common phrase I mention to people nearby. I also tend to complain about the ton of socks that need folding and the millions of things I have to do. Basically, I complain a lot, using…