Comparisons

Department store, shopping mall, Amazon.
Bobby Kennedy, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Bernie Sanders.
Hitchcock, DePalma, Shyamalan.
Church key, pull tab, stay tab.
Station wagon, minivan, SUV.
Hi-Fi, stereo, mp3 player.
Bacon and eggs, quiche, chicken and waffles.
Diana Ross, Whitney Houston, Beyoncé.
Sting-Ray, 10-speed, mountain bike.
Corvair, Vega, Prius.

 

Human missile, seat belts, air bag.
Tube socks, no socks, black socks.
When you’re out of Schlitz, you’re out of beer, Tonight, let it be Lowenbrau, Not a fruit cup.
Casserole, pizza, veggie trays.
Sinatra, Manilow, Timberlake.
Boss, far out, awesome.
Cinemascope, SurroundSound, IMAX.
Polio, AIDS, Zika virus.
Acapulco, Cancun, Cabo.
Cary Grant, George Clooney, Ryan Gosling.
Bangs, feathered, pink/blue/green.
Spifflicated, lit, crunk.
Rolled-up cuffs, bell bottoms, holes on purpose.
Ray Price, George Strait, Jason Aldean.
New York/Boston/Philly, LA/Phoenix, Seattle/Portland.
Checks, debit cards, near field communication.
Black wingtips, penny loafers, tan wingtips.
Brando, DeNiro, Depp.
Henceforth, from now on, going forward.
Mickey Mantle. George Brett, Bryce Harper.
Whitewalls, radials, low profile.
Cocaine, crack, meth.
Plowed, terraced, no-till.
Frank, honest, transparent.
Vinyl, CD, mp3.
Crewcut, long hair, hipster beard.
Johnny Carson, David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel.
Facism, Communism, terrorism.
Citizen Kane, Network, Anchorman.
Angle, spin, narrative.
Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, Amy Winehouse.
Honeymooners, All in the Family, Modern Family.
John Birch Society, Moral Majority, Alt Right.
White bread, whole wheat, gluten-free.
Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Calisthenics, jogging, yoga.
Yes, isn’t it?, I hope you agree, I know, right?