Monday, December 19, 2005

Cliché: fall head over heels

Meaning: go all goo-goo over something. Mentions and use examples.
Rewrite 1:
danceiv2a around like doing a pirouette in free-fall3
Rewrite 2: do
cartwheels on a tightrope
Rewrite 3:
frolicvi like a frog on caffeine
Rewrite 4: make like
Goofy in love

Comment: Just think about your friends on their first date and how strangely they acted. In using “Goofy” in rewrite 4, I wanted to impart a vision of the Disney character who acts, well, goofy, even more so when he’s in love.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
A fist full of Euros: National Clichés:”…how many of these national touchstones I’ve been completely ignorant about…”

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