‘A rose by any other name would smell as sweet,’ from Romeo and Juliet.‘All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players,’ from As You Like it.'There's method in his madness' which was originally ‘Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't,’ from Hamlet.
Is there a cliché that really annoys you?‘To cut a long story short’ was a Tweet suggestion from my Twitter friend @mariaAsmith and I agree with her. It’s really irritating.Is there a cliché that you rather like?‘Count your blessings’ was a Tweet suggestion from my Twitter friend @MiriamHalahmy. Her Mum would say this and then tap the heads of her six grandchildren. Now that’s lovely.Thanks for your contributions.