Absurd Comparisons By Real People Using Famous People
Monday, March 30, 2009
The Paul Newman of bathtub booze
"Drake: You’vepregamed. You’re out with your buddies getting some beers and 'Oh look, shady high-proof alcohol with Danny DeVito’s face on it.' He’d be like the Paul Newman of bathtub booze." (The Zaz)
Everybody is the Rosa Parks of something—or at least the Michael Phelps, Cap'n Crunch, Dick Cheney, Elmer Fudd, or Paris Hilton of whatever. This blog collects examples of the adaptable idiom "X is the Y of Z", which is a snowclone. Feel free to use these descriptions when discussing your beautiful children, longtime companions, sworn enemies, favorite foods, and elected congress-scum.