I just got the joke in the Style book about clichés. It’s not subtlle either, I just wasn’t looking for it. It’s pretty good.

Excerpt from News Ltd Style Book Third Edition


These should be avoided (like the plague).

End Except.

Get it? Get it!? ‘Cause it’s a cliché! I think it was the brackets (or parentheses, much similar, if not identical, to the ones enclosing this phrase) that threw me.

So, a little literature joke for you. It’s right up there with Harry Potter. Hi oh! I’m kidding, I’m Gen Y, I love Harry Potter.