Fill in the blank without using a cliche. Submit your answers in the comments or link to your blog. I'd love to see what others come up with.
I'm as nervous as _______________.
She's as sick as _________________.
It's as dry as ___________________.
It's as cold as __________________.
He sticks out like _______________.
I'm as happy as _________________.
It's as wet as ___________________.
My hair's as oily as ______________.
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I'm as nervous as a fly in a hurricane.
I'm as nervous as an elephant who sees a mouse. (Hummingbird)
I'm as nervous as a long tail cat in a room full of rocking chairs. (courtesy of DH's grandfather)
She's as sick as a snake who ate a rotten rabbit.
It's as dry as a pond in a drought.
It's as cold as a Floridian at the South Pole.
He sticks out like Mick Jagger at a Back Street Boys (apply current hot boy band here) concert.
He sticks out like a crocodile at an alligator rally. (courtesy of The Family Guy)
I'm as happy as a bumble bee in a clover patch.
I'm as happy as apple pie.
It's as wet as Frosty on a hot day.
My hair's as oily as an acne-prone teen.