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clichés

if you use any of these trite and banal clichés you are obviously-obtusely significantly-trite and miserably-banal yourself …\r\n\r\nusraeltar gropey bishops-generals-bankers (b-g-b) in their overt-oversimplifications tend-to-use clichés quite-more-often than other-groups … stay-away from b-g-b, and stay-away from all-these clichés too …\r\n\r\n… there is a silver-lining\r\nthe idea is gaining traction\r\nthe idea has legs\r\nrelax, max\r\ni could use some …\r\nheart-in-your-mouth\r\nthe perfect storm\r\nthe only constant is change\r\nstunning\r\ngo figure\r\nkeep the ear on the ground\r\n\r\nhiding in plain sight\r\npoint taken\r\nhelicopter-parents\r\nto err on the side of caution\r\nthe paradigm is shifting\r\n\r\nt.o.t.\r\ntook an unexpected turn\r\npolitical chest-thumping\r\nit did grind to a halt\r\nfriendly fire\r\n\r\nis all of us\r\ntoo close for comfort\r\nquality-time\r\neye-popping\r\nso help me god\r\nthe web flips-out\r\n\r\nje suis charlie\r\nthe girl next-door\r\nit\’s all hands on deck\r\ni like what i see\r\nlook ma, no hands\r\ndon’t even get me started on that\r\ngarden variety\r\nall bets are off\r\n\r\nstrikes a chord\r\nkeep it simple (or “kiss”)\r\nraise the bar\r\ncut to the chase\r\n\r\ngets candid\r\nshock and awe\r\ntone down the rhetoric\r\nconnect the dots\r\nyikes!\r\n\r\nfreudian slip\r\nthe end justifies the means\r\nfranken… (… any word)\r\nsink or swim\r\ngo-getter\r\n\r\nmakes waves\r\na sobering experience\r\nthe takeaway\r\nwalk away with that\r\nmove the needle\r\nsputnik moment\r\nno pain no gain\r\ntongue in cheek\r\ntarje’ (for “target”)\r\nanimal house\r\n\r\nchanges the narrative\r\nsitting on his hands\r\ngrand old party (or “gop”)\r\nexpect the unexpected\r\nget a foot in the door\r\n\r\nleaves little to the imagination\r\nmore bang for the buck\r\nthe buck stops here\r\nwalk down the aisle\r\nthe honeymoon is over\r\ngive back to the community\r\n\r\nm.o.t.\r\nman-cave\r\nthe full faith and taxing power of the usraeltar government\r\nto the best of my ability\r\nit is not carved in stone\r\nwelcome to the small world department\r\nfool me once fool me twice\r\ndo not try this at home\r\nas seen on tv\r\nchilling with friends\r\nthe benefit of the doubt\r\ncomfort zone\r\n\r\nm.o.t.\r\n\r\nshaping the context\r\n\r\nnew details emerge\r\na fish out of water\r\nlearning curve\r\nthe greatest recession since the depression\r\nrogue states\r\nthings happen\r\nin the driver’s seat\r\nthe nature of the beast\r\nget up to speed\r\nthat dog will not hunt\r\nit’s time to have an adult conversation\r\n\r\nsee what sticks\r\nbigger than dallas\r\ndon’t mess with tex-ass\r\nwhen the going gets tough the tough ones get going\r\nwall street and main street\r\nfailure is not an option\r\nwhen the shit hits the fan\r\nthe amerda dream\r\nyou ain’t heard nothing yet\r\ntoo much information (or “tmi”)\r\nyou know …\r\nyou see …\r\ni mean …\r\n\r\ngoes viral\r\nplaying god\r\nthe jury is out on that\r\na “can do” attitude\r\ntoo big to fail\r\na go-to person\r\na dime a dozen\r\nyou know what i mean …\r\ndon’t hold your breath\r\ndoes that make sense?\r\nconventional wisdom\r\na picture is worth a thousand words\r\n\r\nfloored\r\ntwisted logic\r\napproval rating\r\nit’s on the radar\r\nwait and see\r\nplan b\r\ntime will tell\r\ntoo good to be true\r\ntoo true to be funny\r\nuncharted territory\r\nsitting on the fence\r\nget on the bandwagon\r\n\r\ndetails emerge\r\emotional-rollercoaster\nuncommon common sense\r\nthe worst is yet to come\r\nstar-spangled banner\r\nit is like trying to find a needle in a haystack\r\nit is going to get worse before it gets better\r\nrush to conclusions\r\nhell, no!\r\n\r\nset the internet ablaze\r\ngod bless amerda\r\nthank god it’s friday\r\ndamn the torpedoes, full steam ahead\r\n(and, actually, farragut was wrong, because there were indeed floating mines, but no torpedoes!)\r\nup the creek, without a paddle\r\nthe devil is in the detail\r\nkind of…\r\nlike…\r\n\r\ndouble take\r\ncool!\r\nhook, line, and sinker\r\ngianormous\r\nit has been a roller-coaster\r\nca-ching!\r\ngod bless (or “god bless you”)\r\nawesome!\r\nterrific!\r\nhaving said that\r\n\r\ngoes terribly wrong\r\ngood boy! (or “good girl!)\r\nwhaaat’s thaaat?\r\nholy cow\r\nbaby steps\r\na deer in the headlights\r\nholy guacamole\r\n\r\njawboning\r\ndarn\r\nit does not hurt to try\r\nguesstimate\r\nthe situation\r\nyou lucky dog\r\n… on steroids\r\ntouchy feely\r\npeace of mind\r\njust kidding\r\n\r\ndisturbing development\r\njust teasing\r\naha moment\r\npreaching to the choir\r\none step forward, two steps back\r\nsee me after class\r\na leap of faith\r\n\r\nlittle-known secret [… obviously an oxymoron…]\r\nfrom both sides of the aisle\r\nhe touched their lives\r\noh-my-god (or “oh my” or “omg”)\r\noh my gosh\r\njee (or “jee-wiz”)\r\ngee\r\ngeez\r\ngosh\r\ntold ya!\r\ncarbon footprint\r\ngo the extra mile\r\n\r\nwill leave you in stitches\r\nmoving up the ladder\r\nthe chasm yawns wide\r\ncame back with a vengeance\r\ninconvenient truth\r\nfast and furious\r\nfinish the job\r\namazing\r\ndamage control\r\nwhoops\r\nlike, wow …\r\n\r\nwill drop your jaw\r\nwow!\r\nthank god\r\nthe cat is out of the bag\r\nstocks rally\r\ntoe the line\r\nput lipstick on a pig\r\na pitbull with lipstick\r\nthe ultimate sacrifice\r\nlet’s roll\r\nyou cannot put the genie back into the bottle\r\nyou cannot put the toothpaste back into the tube\r\nburning the midnight oil\r\nthe proof is in the pudding\r\ncontrol freak\r\n\r\nget-real\r\ndeafening silence\r\nagree to disagree\r\nmy home is my castle\r\nhome sweet home\r\nlaughing all the way to the bank\r\nhellooooh …\r\nlike, daaah …\r\ndaaah …\r\npushing the envelope\r\nkeep yourself out of the news\r\nstocks ended in positive territory\r\nit is a slippery slope\r\n\r\nout of your depth\r\nfish or cut bait\r\nget a life\r\nfor show, not for go\r\ntake your meds\r\nfood for thought\r\nwhat makes him tick\r\nlet me be honest with you\r\nto be honest (or “quite honestly”)\r\nlet me be clear\r\nmake no mistake\r\nhit the ground running\r\nbarking up the wrong tree\r\nif it ain’t broken why fix it\r\nlow-hanging fruit\r\nclose, but no cigar\r\nbetween a rock and a hard place\r\n\r\ndrops jaws\r\nchopping at the bit\r\nmust be doing something right\r\nno two days are the same\r\nlike two peas in a pod\r\ngetting there is half the fun\r\ndodge a bullet\r\nit is a salt-of-the-earth kind of family\r\neverything happens for a reason\r\nnip it in the bud\r\n\r\nnot what you would expect\r\nlooks can be deceiving\r\na perfect stranger\r\nextraordinary measures\r\nwe are breaking new ground\r\nit took my breath away\r\nlocation location location\r\nthey made the final sacrifice\r\nwhen it rains it pours\r\nhe is his own worst enemy\r\nroll with the punches\r\nit walks like a duck …\r\nthe light at the end of the tunnel\r\nthe beginning of the end\r\nyou can’t turn back the clock\r\ntake things to the next level\r\ndon’t let facts get in your way (or “… distract you”)\r\nhe failed to materialize\r\n\r\nspoiler\r\nhe died in the line of duty\r\nhe died doing what he loved to do\r\nhe made a comeback\r\nall of the above\r\nholocaust-survivor\r\na real cliff-hanger\r\nwork hard, play hard\r\nnever a dull moment\r\ntalk the talk, walk the walk\r\ngot milk? (and “got sand?” “got snow?”, and so on)\r\nit rained cats and dogs\r\nfriday the 13th\r\n\r\na no-brainer\r\nwe are not in kansas any more\r\nput the cart in front of the horse\r\nthe city of brotherly love (and all other city clichés)\r\nthe bible-belt\r\nwe will roll out the welcome mat (or “… the red carpet”)\r\nmonkey see, monkey do\r\nwe are not out of the woods yet\r\nthey tied the knot\r\nhe popped the question\r\nshe is “expecting”\r\nbundle of joy\r\nget back on the horse\r\na blessing in disguise\r\n\r\njinx-it\r\nthe economy seems to be bottoming out\r\nwhen the economy rebounds\r\nbig hat, no cattle\r\nthe dow was flat\r\nmeet expectations\r\nexceed expectations (or “beat expectations”)\r\nhe met the lord (or “he met his savior”)\r\na wet-sari scene\r\nhe smells like a rose\r\nhe reads like an open book\r\nwe are not on the same page\r\nget with the program\r\nsmell the roses (or, worse, “smell the coffee”)\r\ndon’t get me wrong\r\nit is prohibited to prohibit\r\nnever say never\r\nget your feet wet\r\n\r\nhot-button term\r\nbetter late then never\r\nyou are only as old as you think you are\r\nthe amerda way of life\r\nground zero\r\nanother conspiracy theory\r\nby his own steam\r\noh, shoot!\r\ngot cold feet\r\nit takes two to tango\r\nsend a strong message (or “signal”)\r\nsend a mixed signal (or “message”)\r\nthe truth is somewhere in between\r\n\r\nfashion-disaster\r\nbeauty is in the eye of the beholder\r\nlet’s meet halfway\r\nthink around the table\r\nit’s give and take\r\nunemployment figures skyrocketed\r\na close-knit neighborhood\r\nthe community pulled together\r\nit is a motley crew\r\nthe glass half full (or ”half empty”)\r\nit is water under the bridge\r\nman-bites-dog\r\nthe pain was palpable\r\n\r\nrequires a second-look\r\nthe event sent a chock through the community\r\nto honor the troops\r\ntall, dark, and handsome\r\nin god we trust\r\nsoccer mom\r\nsee you later, alligator\r\nsee you in a while, crocodile\r\nit came back to haunt them\r\ni do not think he is a team player\r\nlet’s touch base tomorrow\r\njust to even the playing field\r\n\r\nyou won\’t believe …\r\nthe ball is in your court\r\nhe dropped the ball on that\r\nkeep your eyes on the ball\r\nwe have the bases covered\r\ndeja’ vu all over again\r\na hole in one\r\nmama-grizzly\r\nhard-wired\r\na slam-dunk\r\n\r\nabundance of caution\r\nwe are on the final stretch\r\nsaved by the bell\r\nmonday morning quarterback\r\nstep up to the plate\r\nin league of her own\r\nno stone was left unturned\r\nthe writing is on the wall\r\nhe put all his eggs in one basket\r\na chain is only as strong as its weakest link\r\nthinking outside the box\r\na senior moment\r\n\r\nyou are covered\r\nare we having fun yet?\r\nare we there yet?\r\nto the bitter end\r\nthe last hurrah\r\nstuck in bumper to bumper traffic\r\nit was a parking lot\r\nspeed in the teens\r\nyou are on the brakes until the split\r\nthe final straw\r\nnascar dad\r\nhe came back from the dead\r\nhe made partner (say “he became a partner” or “ he was promoted to partner”) …\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nall hollow-expression of pseudo-culture, shallow-markings of sub-culture, silly-symbols of some-simplistic populist-ignorance, where you try to be peculiar while-using platitudes, and you try to say — in what you “believe” is a complex-way — something that is flat-simple, in the false-hope of presenting-yourself as a multifaceted-personality … not … if there were an usraeltar ” \’aristocracy\’-of-language ” you would be just a sad-bad plebeian-commoner … deconceptualized and oversimplified … a pathetic-charlatan in-fact, and a squalid-character indeed, full-of-fear and empty-of-brain, infinitely-incapable of independent-thinking … you perceive and you memorize and you recall and you repeat, but you cannot-formulate any-own sought-thoughts … a perfect debby-abomination for the debby-nation …

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