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The Word "Literally": Overused. Be Aware.

That's it. It's a linguistic tick that's infecting people. Awareness is key. Discuss. (Or not).
posted by agregoli on Sep 10, 2018 - 173 comments

What it says on the tin

I don't like the "does what it says on the tin" phrase, such as employed by this recent post. Mostly, I just feel like it's overused. There have, however, been posts where I didn't understand what they were about and the description that it "does what it says on the tin" did not help. I think we can come up with better descriptions. For example, in this post, maybe a pull-quote of a helpful tip or something. [more inside]
posted by Galaxor Nebulon on Jul 21, 2014 - 253 comments

Unpacking the viral ninja hack guru in the cloud

This AskMe thread about new and overused business cliches/jargon is a thing of beauty.
posted by The Whelk on Jan 10, 2013 - 166 comments

Not Brony-ist.

Ponies are great and friendship is magic, but do we really need more? [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on Jun 29, 2011 - 144 comments

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