Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Cliche: keep your nose to the grindstone

Meaning: work, fool! (example)

Rewrite 1: Keep your hand to the plow handle
Rewrite 2: keep your eye on the page
Rewrite 3: keep your back to the barricade
Rewrite 4: keep your mind too busy to wander
Rewrite 5: keep your knees planted in the garden

Comment: Some of this about focus,some of this is about commitment. I tried to capture both in this rewrite.

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