A simile is a rhetorical device that describes by comparing two different things or ideas using the word like or as. But what makes a good simile? The 1910 book Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases, by Yale public-speaking instructor Grenville Kleiser, offers a long list similes he’d collected for students to use as models, although some clearly work better than others. This is part of a complete episode.
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