Let's End The Following Cliches...Now!
They're just too, I don't know, clichéd.
"Landscape" (As in "The landscape of journalism has changed radically." I've used it a million times. Oy.)
"He's not comfortable in his own skin."
"We're all the same under the skin."
Anything with "skin"!
"The worst-case scenario ..."
"Committed" (As in "The actors are all committed to their roles.")
"I just vomited a little in my mouth"
"One-person pity party"
"Personal vision" (As opposed to what -- impersonal vision?)
"Humanistic" (As in "The film was so humanistic." Well, it was about humans!)
"He conquered his demons." (If you really have demons -- and you don't -- it's not that easy to truly conquer them.)
"She's rewriting history."
"What part of 'no' don't you understand?" (All of it!)
"Legendary" (An actress who's done a soap opera and two dog-food commercials is suddenly "legendary." She's not even employed, but she's legendary.)
"She has a lot on her plate." But it's cracked!
Make it stop!!
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