Scene: A clubhouse after school
Parts: 11 boys and/or girls.
1: Your head looks just like a bullet!
2: Your ears are like snails!
3: Your nose looks like a banana!
4: Your neck is like a tree stump!
5: You have legs like twigs!
6: Hey, what's going on here?
7: Oh, hi! You guys are late.
8: Maybe we shouldn't have come at all.
9: Why are you insulting each other?
10: We're not really insulting each other, are we, Brain?
11: Absolutely not!
1: Your eyes are like BB's!
2: You have a voice like a siren!
3: Your skin is as soft as cement!
4: You walk like a hipopotamus on roller skates.
6: Wait a minute! There you go again.
5: There we go again, what?
8: The insults again.
9: They're terrible!
7: The Brain will tell you what we are doing.
10: Tell them, Brain
11: We are practicing similes.
6: What's a simile?
1: If you had been in English today...
2: Instead of on that field trip ...
3: You'd know!
4: A simile is comparing two things that are different...
5: In order to make a strong description.
7: And it usually has the words like or as joining two parts.
1: We were just having some fun by practicing similes as insults.
2: But they can be used in many ways.
3: You could say, "Quick as a wink," or "Sharp as a tack."
5: And twice as flat-headed!
6: There you go again. Let's try something else.
8: Every day I say, "The school bus is as slow as molasses."
9: And the food in the cafeteria is as cold as ice.
7: And you always hear someone say, "This school is like a jail."
10: Remember the old joke about teeth that uses a simile?
11: Sure. "Your teeth are like stars..."
1: They come out at night."
2: Say, I can use similes to make a hit with my steady.
3: What are you going to say?
2: Your hair is like soft silk. Your eyes are like pools of crystal water.
4: Wow! That should put you in good standing.
6: For compliments like that, I'll be your steady.
7: You'd never fit that description. Your hair is like newspaper string and your eyes are like flying saucers.
6: And your humor is as funny as a plane crash.
1: Similes, here we come!
2: My love for you is like a raging volcano.
3: I'm as strong as a Saturn rocket.
8: Simile . . .
9: You're on TV.
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4: As we left yesterday, our stars were about to have an argument.
5: You're as sweet as vinegar.
6: You're as honest as a two-headed nickel.
5: You're as trusting as the warden in a prison.
6: You're as lasting as a haircut.
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9: Remember, if you're as sour as a lemon ...
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