How clichés and catchphrases can make you stupid

They have a used, of course, but be careful, or you wind up writing something like:

"Rodriguez was coming off a season-long ban last year for his links to performance enhancing drugs. Now, not so much." -- The Star-Ledger, Feb. 26, 2016

He's "not so much" coming off a season-long ban? How about "not at all"?

No comments:

Post a Comment