Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Cliché: another nail in the coffin

Meaning: one more thing to ensure something. Origins and uses.
Rewrite 1: another lock on the door
Rewrite 2: one more
knot1nb in the noose
Rewrite 3: one more second off the
Rewrite 4: another quarter in the

Comment: Although some would attribute this cliché to ensuring death, it can apply to many more situations. Thus, I’ve tried to broaden the examples.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Cliché Challenge: “How various clichés of our times are faring based on the number of references on Google.”

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