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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
George Ade
 
  Big as a church debt.  1
  About as much chance as a lamb in Mr. Armour’s slaughter house.  2
  Dry as a London newspaper.  3
  Exciting as a Quaker Meeting.  4
  Funny as a wooden leg.  5
  Held on like a summer cold.  6
  A rush somewhat like the opening of an Oklahoma reservation.  7
  Shaped like an olive.  8
  About as speedy as a steam-roller.  9
  Spry as a Sparrow.  10
  Walks like he had gravel in his shoes.  11
 
 
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