Real-world metaphors

Finals Metaphor from a friend who is a freshman, off of Facebook:

Brent is starting to see the Christmas lights shining behind the dark clouds of finals!

Since I am collecting real-world examples of metaphors and grammar errors, and because it is so timely, I thought I would post it here.

Why we yawn says, “Yawning is apparently the fan in your head’s CPU.” This metaphor ultimately came from a Discovery article/

Writing isn’t just about school.

Sometimes when we are teaching we forget to present writing as a skill that is necessary for more than school. This is a short video on how to use writing to make your personal life better:

Personal Growth And The Significance Journal from Ron Davis on Vimeo.

Disclosure: I am related to the speaker.