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Cliché Challenge: A Creative Writing Exercise

  Cliché Challenge: A Rave About Writing Earlier this month, I wrote a post about avoiding clichés “like the plague.” (And when I ran spellcheck on this post, WordPress underlined “like the plague” in blue and said “Clichés,” which made me … Continue reading

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Avoid Clichés Like the Plague

A Rave About Language, Both Colorful and Clichéd  Here in Ohio, as in many parts of the country, the nights have been pretty cold. The Engineer says such weather is “brass monkeys,” a shortened version of “It’s cold enough to … Continue reading

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