The McKesson proxy statement is 100-plus pages of quicksand.
Five minutes later, he is up to his thighs in liquid that is quicksand thick.
An emaciated Steve Jobs jiving from an underground lair about his health is quicksand.
A deep bed of loose, smoothly rounded sand grains, saturated with water and forming a soft, shifting mass that yields easily to pressure and tends to engulf objects resting on its surface. Although it is possible for a person to drown while mired in quicksand, the human body is less dense than any quicksand and is thus not drawn or sucked beneath the surface as is sometimes popularly believed.