Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Cliché: not playing with a full deck

(entered for 01.04.06)

Meaning: mentally deficient.
Use examples.
Rewrite 1: working short a
tool or two
Rewrite 2: shuffling with only half a
Rewrite 3: walking on legs with no feet
Rewrite 4: powered by half a battery

Comment: You can have a lot of fun with this one, imagining all the ways someone could be working without a full deck.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Statistical Modeling: “Seven statistical clichés used by baseball announcers.”

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