‘Welcome to another meeting of Club Cliché, where we renew terms in our vocabulary that have been beaten to death by overuse,” said our chairman, Bottom Line, as quick as a New York Minute. “I see some familiar faces here: Fifteen Minutes of Fame, You Go Girl and Compassionate Conservative. Hi, there, Occupy Wall Street and your cousin, Wall Street to Main Street, and Houston, We Have a Problem.
“This time we have a whole batch of newcomers, like Existential. You seem to slip into every phrase, even when not needed. I see that Heavy Lifting has brought us two newcomers, Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter. Then there’s #MeToo.”