Sunday, August 12, 2007
My New Favourite Simile
From p.297 of this book (which you absolutely must read - it's wonderful):
He shrieked, but it didn't stop the beating; he begged, and that didn't stop it, either; he blacked out, but that was no relief; the niggers kicked him in the nuts and that perked him right up! He tried to drag himself into the cane, but they pulled him back! It was like one of those nightmare eight-a.m. MLA panels: endless.