Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Cliché: as dense as a London fog

Meaning: very slow to learn or understand. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: as
dense5 as the heart of a black hole
Rewrite 2: the
density8 of a block of ice
Rewrite 3: denser than marble
Rewrite 4: no smarter than a block of salt

Comment: We should be careful to ensure people understand we’re talking learning curve here, not geophysics.

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Baylor University The Lariat Online: “Defining ‘men’ requires thinking outside the cliché.”

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.

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