Re: RARA-AVIS: Eyes and colors . . . maybe

From: Maura McMillan (
Date: 08 Feb 2000

>Anyone else have an overworn literary metaphor or desription that grates?
ooh! ooh! i got one! can't find the book right now, to give the exact line, but it's in berlin noir, by philip kerr: it's something like, "his voice sounded like that of a man straining at a bowel movement."

THAT one had me hysterical for days. try talking like that, go ahead. it isn't easy. http:/

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