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Backward-Walking Politician has Limited Use of Political Platitudes

Funny story: Backward-Walking Politician has Limited Use of Political Platitudes

Dateline: WASHINGTON-Due to a rare neurological disorder, Rupert Farfenoogle can walk only backwards. He can't face backwards, so he uses a system of rearview mirrors strapped around his upper arms to see where he's walking. From a young age,...

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Cliche-ridden Cameron confuses Commons

Funny story: Cliche-ridden Cameron confuses Commons

Prime Minister's Questions took a turn for the worse today where an under-performing David Cameron resorted to cliche rather than avoidance. Generally speaking it is an M.P.'s right not to answer questions directly. Even the simplest requests for...

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Premiership managers asked to take part in Cliché-free December

Funny story: Premiership managers asked to take part in Cliché-free December

Premiership managers will be reaching for the thesaurus in December as they are asked to take part in Cliché-free December. "I'm fed up to the back teeth of all the clichés," said Ed Balls minister for sport. "So we had a blue sky meeting and came...

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FA Calls Time On Football Clichés

Funny story: FA Calls Time On Football Clichés

It's a game of two halves, or maybe not. The Football Association has decided to call time on, inarticulate managers, players and pundits who trot out the same tired clichés during post match interviews. The FA has now released a list of clichés...

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BBC to auction official book of clichés used in miners' rescue coverage - profits go to Maggie Thatcher foundation

Funny story: BBC to auction official book of clichés used in miners' rescue coverage - profits go to Maggie Thatcher foundation

A chance to literally own your very own piece of broadcasting history emerged after the BBC today indicated it would auction 150 copies of Carnage on the Scale of What Happened in Europe During the Two World Wars - the corporation's official book of...

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Top Ten Football Commentary Cliches

10. It's "Derby Day" here in wherever, and you can literally feel the tension throughout the city. 9. And it's high, wide, and not at all handsome... goal kick. 8. These two sides are going for it hammer and tongue this afternoon. What entertainment here at wherever. 7. He's an absolutely country mile offside, how the linesman cannot see that is beyond me... 6. And wherever is silence...

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Cliches: hated or loved?

Funny story: Cliches: hated or loved?

At the end of the day clichés are in use 24/7 literally across the world. Businesses that want to think outside the box love to hate them, and leverage them into as many aspects of day to day running. At this moment in time, it boggles the mind how overused they are. There isn't a business consultant worth his salt that doesn't have an extensive repertoire of business orientated clichés, whilst...

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Journalistic cliches literally spiral out of control

The English Society of Great Britain, the poster child of literary excellence has expressed alarm about the rise in the use of cliché in journalism.

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Wallis Simpson And Meghan Markle

Somewhere in heaven, Wallis Simpson is smiling and applauding Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry: an American, an actress and a divorcee. Wow! Everything else is just sparkle. Smart guy, Harry.
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