Monday, March 06, 2006

Cliché: free as a bird

Meaning: free or unbound. Meaning and uses.
Rewrite 1: free as a cat on
rat patrol
Rewrite 2: free as a bee on a
Rewrite 3: free as a $20 bill in a good gust of wind
Rewrite 4: un-
shackledtrv1 like a common bird

Comment: In rewrite 4, I tried to twist the idea around so we’re saying the same thing but in other words.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
National Novel Writing Month: “I was just wondering what clichés you are embracing while writing your novel?”

Note: By providing links to other websites I am only showing you what is out there about clichés – I am not endorsing any content or opinion expressed there.

Check out the searchable
alphabetical list of all my cliché rewrites available in the archive list at the right.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

To ask the canary of the phrase "free as a bird," will get you an answere different from the pheasant's.