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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Awkward
 
  Awkward as a blind dog in a meat shop.
            —Anonymous
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  Awkward as a bull in a China shop.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Awkward as a cow on ice.
            —Anonymous
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  Awkward as a pig in a parlor.
            —Anonymous
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  Awkward as a man in a bag.
            —John Burroughs
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  Awkward … like jackanapes swallowing of pills.
            —François Rabelais
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