Cliche Day is celebrated every year on November 3rd. The holiday is dedicated to phrases that we abuse – clichés. But on this day, clichés are not considered as something negative that irritates, on the contrary, they are regarded as something funny, fun. Today is a great day to use these phrases in your speech, such phrases are clear to everyone, 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 – someone calls them annoying, annoying, and someone – witty, well-aimed. The truth is that the careful and wise use of clichés gives the conversation a special charm, effect. Many public figures include clichés in their speeches to influence the audience. The main thing is not to abuse them, so as not to cause feelings of irritation in the interlocutor.
Cliches can only be called phrases that are well known to everyone. It is wrong to think that a person who abuses such phrases is unqualified or unprofessional. Cliches have their place, because they help to convey the idea, color the speech with a certain irony.
- When used correctly, clichés can facilitate conversation, simplify understanding between people.
- Clichés are often called “ear worms” – they firmly settle in the head and categorically do not want to leave.
- In fact, the word “cliché” referred to the sound that a special casting plate made during use.
- These phrases lose their meaning and meaning because of the irritation they cause.
- Cliches are often used to think less, to stop talking, not to analyze.
- Most idioms are cliches.
How to celebrate
Make a list of your favorite cliches, share or with friends, colleagues, 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. Organize a party and invite guests to play a game – who knows the cliché more.
When is Cliche Day celebrated in 2022?
Cliche Day is observed on November 3 each year.