A simple existential observation that has the same meaning as "Whaddya gonna do?" or "Shit Happens". Taken from the upcoming Samuel L. Jackson movie of the same name, and immortilised by screenwriterJosh Friedman on his blog post of Wednesday, August 17, 2005.
Guy 1: (irate) Dude, you just ran into the back of my SUV!
Guy 2: (calm) Snakes on a plane man. Snakes on a plane.
A comparison between two unrelated things; does NOT use the words "like" or "as."
Note to all of the people out there who only think they understand grammar:
A comparison using "like" or "as" (definition #2) is a SIMILE.
A sentence used to express the relationship of words (definition #3) is an ANALOGY.
"America is a melting pot" is a metaphor.
"Life is like a box of chocolates" is a simile.
"Pink is to red as gray is to black" is an analogy.
Dudeman1: How was sky diving yeasterday?
Dudeman2: Like tigers on a jet-ski.
Law Student1: A cop gave me a ticket yesterday for no reason!
Law Student2: Why would he do that?
Law Student1: Well some guy stopped at a legal red light and I hit him going 80.
Law Student2: TIGERS ON A JET-SKI!