Thursday, December 15, 2005

Cliché: at the drop of a hat

Meaning: immediately or easily. Origins and mentions.
Rewrite 1: at the
drop of a name
Rewrite 2: at the
toss of a coin
Rewrite 3: as sudden as a
Rewrite 4: faster than the
snapis3a of a whip
Rewrite 5: easier than licking a

Comment: What else is quick or easy, so quick or easy it will come immediately to mind?

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
John August: “a ton of useful information about screenwriting.” How to avoid clichés in story writing.

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