Friday, October 21, 2005

Cliché: zip your lip

Meaning: close your mouth or be quiet
Rewrite 1:
snapiv9 your flapn2
Rewrite 2: close your
pie hole
Rewrite 3: lock it shut
Rewrite 4: plug your escape hatch

Comment: All of these rewrites would work if you put them in the right context, but they could also be taken as a double entendre if you aren’t careful.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”
• Clichés to say in times of trouble is what
The Book of Clichés is all about.

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