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Old 07-15-2010, 09:09 AM   #74
Montana Smith
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Originally Posted by Maestro
If you want another example of why they aren't very good, consider this lne from ASOHE:

"By now the howling sounds like a hundred car alarms all going off at once."

Does that sentence belong in an Indiana Jones story?

That reminds me of something Tolkien did in The Hobbit - he used the noise of a railway locomotive as a description.
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