(entered for 01.30.06)
Meaning: I’ve already taken care of it
Rewrite 1: it’s with your letter carrier
Rewrite 2: it’s on its way
Rewrite 3: it’s with the snails
Rewrite 4: it’s done and delivered
Comment: Rewrite 3 may be a little obscure, but it’s merely meant as a different way of saying “mail” (i.e., snail mail).
More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”:
• Israelinsider: Deadly clichés of retreat: “Retreat supporters rely on shallow logic to justify what is among the most reckless moves the Jewish State has undertaken since it was created.”
Check out the new alphabetical list of all my cliché rewrites available in the archive list at the right. To search the page using Internet Explorer, just go to “Edit” in the top menu bar, select “Find”, then enter the cliché or a word from it.