Absurd Comparisons By Real People Using Famous People
Friday, August 19, 2011
The Captain Kirk of inebriation
"Indulging in a ginger julep or one of their carefully selected craft drafts in one of these babies, like the Captain Kirk of inebriation, will get you through the evening."
(Nov. 30, 2010, The Loop Scoop)
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.