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“Stop saying that!!!” Annoying Phrases that Sound Lame and Unoriginal

OK, maybe it’s just me, but there are some phrases being used a lot with little imagination that irritate me. Why don’t people think about what they are saying than using the same old jargon that doesn’t mean anything?

At the risk of sounding like a curmudgeon, what irritates me about jargon is that, as a writer, I’m burdened with always finding fresh, new ways of describing something. To fall … Read the rest