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“Two clichés make us laugh. A hundred cliches move us. For we sense dimly that the clichés are talking among themselves, and celebrating a reunion.

(Casablanca, or, The Clichés Are Having a Ball)”

Umberto Eco, Signs of Life in the U.S.A.: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers
tags: art, clichés
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