Let’s Call A Truce On ‘War Of Words’ References

We get it, the rhetoric is hot. Things are heating up. There’s a “war of words” underway.

But let’s can that phrase and other clichés. Our stories don’t need them and there are so many other compelling ways to describe what’s going on.

Also, we’re doing some excellent work. We don’t want yet another clanger of a cliché to be the thing listeners or readers remember.

(“Memmos;” Aug. 10, 2017)

August 10, 2017

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