Monday, January 09, 2006

Cliché: like a knife through hot butter

(for 01.07.06)

Meaning: acts with little resistance. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: like a
prow through the water
Rewrite 2: like a knife through hot soup
Rewrite 3: like a
squeal amid silence
Rewrite 4: like
scissors through fabric

Comment: Nothing cuts through
baloney like a hot metaphor.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Clichés – A poem by May Williams Ward: a poem, although not so much about clichés.

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