Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Cliché: it’s in the mail

(entered for 01.30.06)

Meaning: I’ve already taken care of it
Rewrite 1: it’s with your
letter carrier
Rewrite 2: it’s on its way
Rewrite 3: it’s with the
Rewrite 4: it’s done and delivered

Comment: Rewrite 3 may be a little
obscure, but it’s merely meant as a different way of saying “mail” (i.e., snail mail).

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Israelinsider: Deadly clichés of retreat: “Retreat supporters rely on shallow logic to justify what is among the most reckless moves the Jewish State has undertaken since it was created.”

Check out the new
alphabetical list of all my cliché rewrites available in the archive list at the right. To search the page using Internet Explorer, just go to “Edit” in the top menu bar, select “Find”, then enter the cliché or a word from it.

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