Absurd Comparisons By Real People Using Famous People
Friday, July 15, 2011
The Johnny Depp of the ocean
"There is something sexy about scallops; they are the Johnny Depp of the ocean. Although not really when they are raw; here is my outdoor eating experience with raw scallops." (Feb. 18, 2011, Our Kitchen)
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.