February 23, 2004

In defense of the clich

Writing teachers often advise students to avoid clich

3 Responses

  1. Rebecca 

    Well, yeah, and what if reporters had to actually provide facts and evidence for a story instead of cliches,feelings, thoughts, opinions, innuendo, anecdotes and “unnamed sources”? For one thing, we wouldn’t have to worry about our “vanishing forests”.

  2. i agree, on occasion they are ok, if the writing is aware of use and not causing abuse!

  3. Clich