Friday, January 13, 2006

Cliché: is it soup yet?

Meaning: is it ready? Use examples.
Rewrite 1: is it
soufflé yet?
Rewrite 2: is it off the
grilln2 yet?
Rewrite 3: can I ring the
dinner bell yet?
Rewrite 4: can I call all-
hands yet?

Comment: These rewrites skew to asking about meals, but they can also be a general reference to anything else you’re waiting for.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Handling the common Weight Loss and Dieting cliches and insults: “Overweight and obese people looking to cope with criticism and wanting to learn how to handle the glib clichés and discrimination from their critics…”

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