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Just for today, let’s embrace the cliché – word game

A cliché and is an expression that at its birth was both original and clever. But clever expressions spread like wildfire (I couldn’t resist that one!), and over the passage of time such expressions become trite and overused. Readers often see clichés as signs of laziness and/or lack of creativity. http://robsmegaphone.com/2008/02/21/layers-of-revision/

But just for today, let’s embrace the cliché.
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English is Nutty 4

Most of us use Nutty English expression to mean something entirely different than what we are actually saying.  What is said-What is meant–Why it’s nutty I could care less – I couldn’t care less – think about it.    I miss not seeing … Continue reading

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