Clichés

Do you have any examples of clichéd speech or writing you can share with us? We'd love to see them. A few years ago we ran a poll to find the nation's least favourite clichés. We want to see what clichés infuriate most in 2015.

Our last search found 'at the end of the day' to be the most annoying phrase in the English language. Is that still the case? We have, after all, seen a fair few very strong contenders appear since then.

Business-speak constantly throws up horrible buzzwords. Offices seem to be breeding grounds for lazy and inappropriate usage. Social media and television tend to popularise plenty of clichés.

So send in your suggestions to info@plainenglish.co.uk or have a look on our 'cliché' page to see what we're missing. You can also find many examples on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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