Sports Illustrated’s Steve Rushin is a master of metaphor and simile. In this week’s column on veteran sportswriter Sid Hartman, he writes:
And Sid, whose Rolodex now resembles the paddle wheel of the Mississippi Queen, never forgot it. ...
... the moment of melancholy passes quickly: A hot dog disappears down Sid’s throat like a log down a water slide.
In an earlier column, Rushin wrote of “that human hamster wheel, the health-club treadmill.”
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