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The Brain is Like a...

By Bbenzon @bbenzon

Google books survey: nouns following the phrase ‘the brain is like a’
Palimpsest (1869)
Magnetic compass (1877)
Laboratory (1883)
Church organ (1906)
Receiving set (1931)
Radio (1937)
Computing machine (1943)
Telephone exchange (1943)

— Tabitha McIntosh (@TabitaSurge) May 10, 2021

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