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The Cliches Thread
« on: February 06, 2019, 06:08:48 PM »
Because I'm such a sad individual, I thought this would make an interesting thread - if nothing else but to show just how many clichéd sayings exist. Thread also includes idioms, which aren't necessarily clichés. Basically sayings like 'beat around/about the bush' and 'wild horses couldn't drag me away'. If you want to be extra clever you can tell us what it means, where the saying came from, or put it in a sentence for us. Or don't - that's fine, too. :lol

Idioms, clichéd sayings, etc. allowed from other countries, too, as long as you give a translation!  :buttercup

EDIT: Sorry, didn't make it clear earlier, this is in the Games section because people can post the random sayings whenever they like, take in turns, whatever - it's not about having a massive discussion.

To start:

Beat about the bush

'Discuss a matter without coming to the point' - probably a tad guilty of this at times.

Boohoo - nobody has taken me up on this thread. ;__;
« Last Edit: February 20, 2019, 10:53:55 PM by MeadowRabbit »
Here lies a signature that has little point.

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Re: The Cliches Thread
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2019, 04:36:46 PM »
Here's a famous cliched saying: You'll never get away with this!
To accompany that, the antagonist/villain almost always replies back: Oh, but I already have!

These two lines may come in varied forms, but the meaning is literally the same.
You may think you're finally free after graduating from college, but in hindsight you're trapped forever. Think about it. After finding a job and whatnot, you start your decades long monotone routine of waking up, going to work, eating, sleeping, and let's not forget paying bills and taxes. This is why it's so important to choose a career you love deeply to ease the stress of adult responsibility, earn a stable income, and surround yourself with great friends and family.