Or, apparently, I must love a newspaper contest for funny lines, but...who the heck cares? These "creative" descriptions are hilarious. And if, as one commenter suggested on the tickled post where I first saw these, you read them in the voice of Leslie Nielsen, you might just fall out of your chair... ;) So head on over to 20 Actual Quotes From English Exams and see what you think. My fave?
"Long separated by cruel fate, the star-crossed lovers raced across the grassy field toward each other like two freight trains, one having left Ballina at 6:36 travelling at 55 mph, the other from Claremorris 4:19 pm at a speed of 35 mph."
"Even in his last years, Granddad had a mind like a steel trap, only one that had been left out so long it had rusted shut."
*Photo courtesy of MinioN2.