Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Cliché: a cash cow

Meaning: dependable source for value. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: a walking
Rewrite 2: your own personal money machine
Rewrite 3: a
domesticated2 drive-thru bank
Rewrite 4: the family cat made of
rolledvt11 coins
Rewrite 5: a dog that eats scraps but
craps cash

Comment: There are some interesting possibilities here for rewrites. Watch that last one – it might offend some.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
• “
25 Cinematic Clichés I Never Wanna See Again,” by Robin Bougie, The Cultural Gutter.

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