It's Not Rocket Science: And Other Irritating Modern Cliches
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It's Not Rocket Science: And Other Irritating Modern Cliches

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In the last30 years new technology, fashion, and social set-ups have spawned new clichés galore. Everything on the Internet is available at the "click of a mouse," TV hosts ask the audience to "give it up" when they want them to applaud, call centers tell us "we value your call" even though "all our operators are busy." And if you're "gobsmacked" by all this you may be tol...more
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Piatkus Books (first published October 4th 2007)
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Kirsty
This book was funny, in parts I actually laughed out loud. It lists a large number of cliches in use in todays society. It was fairly embarrassing to realise that I'm guilty of using a large proportion of them! Doesn't everyone though? They wouldn't be cliches if they weren't widely used!

Anyway, it was a fun read and very witty!
Louise Armstrong
This is just a list with funny remarks where they could think of them and nothing!! where they couldn't. No history or origins or much in the way of excellent quotes.
Angie
start: skimming through, already i think this one is a keeper.
end: funny, tongue-in-cheek.
Nina
Hilarious. Even though I use all most of these cliches myself, the book is great fun.
Philia
Good and handy reviews on modern cliches.
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