Cliché Day is celebrated every year on November 3rd. The holiday is dedicated to phrases that we often use (clichés), but on this day, they are not considered as something negative that irritates, on the contrary, they are regarded as something funny and fun. Today is a great day to use these phrases in your speech, as they are clear to everyone, and they clearly convey the point of view of a particular person.
Traditionally, clichés are phrases from films, books, plays. The attitude towards them is ambiguous – some people find them annoying, while others find them witty and well-aimed. The truth is that when used carefully and wisely, clichés can give the conversation a special charm and effect. Many public figures include clichés in their speeches to influence the audience.however, it is important not to abuse them, so as not to cause feelings of irritation.
Clichés can only be called phrases that are well known to everyone. It is wrong to think that a person who uses such phrases is unqualified or unprofessional.clichés have their place, because they help to convey the idea, and they can color the speech with a certain irony.
- Clichés, when used correctly, can facilitate conversation and simplify understanding between people.
- Clichés are often called “ear worms” – they firmly settle in the head and don’t want to leave.
- The word “cliché” actually referred to the sound that a special casting plate made during use.
- Clichés lose their meaning and become irritating when they are overused.
- They are often used to think less, to avoid talking, and not to analyze.
- Most idioms are clichés.
How to take part
To take part in Cliche Day, make a list of your favorite clichés and share it with your friends, colleagues, and family and ask them to do the same. This will give you a large list of phrases that you can control the use of. Post the list on your social networks. You can also organize a party and invite guests to play a game – who knows the most clichés.
When is Cliche Day celebrated in 2023?
Cliche Day is observed on November 3 each year.