Mr. Potato Head
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A catalog that compares each item with something analogous to it. Like the toy that lets you stick a ridiculous nose on a starchy face, the figure offers opportunities for surprise. Sound objective with a few flattering analogs, then throw in an unflattering one to turn the whole description south. As you might have guessed, the Mr. Potato Head is one of my own named figures—a highly useful one nonetheless.
When I play tennis, I have the agility of a tank, the aim of a mole and the response time of FEMA. Word Hero
A lovely party! The food of a bachelor’s fridge, the music playlist of an aging hair-band roadie, and guests straight out of “Dumb and Dumber,” without the witty dialogue. Word Hero