Gag Reflex

Gag Reflex: #overused #YouMadeYourPoint #unnecessary

At the End of The Day.  This is uttered around 50,000 (could be 500,000) times a day on business television programs (Bloomberg, CNBC, etc.) and various live conferences around the country.   Like. Used fourth or fifth word by our younger...

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Gag Reflex: ICONIC

Iconic.  Similar to Curated.  This has been giving us the dry heaves for years, but they keep sticking their fingers down our throats.

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Gag Reflex: Curated?

Curated.  I knew this thing had escaped its cozy confines of museum administration when a few years ago I read an item in the LA Times describing a new strip retail center whose tenant mix had been “curated” by so-and-so. ...

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Gag Reflex: Game Changer

Game Changer.  Not only has it quickly become a tired cliché, it occasionally becomes a downright atrocity such as this one I saw recently:  "Gene therapy may be a game changer."  Really.  Yes, I guess the transformation of human life...

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Gag Reflex: Great Question

"That's a great question." Really?

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Gag Reflex: “Speaks truth to power.”

Sounds BOLD and BRAVE and FULL OF MEANING, but isn't.  And the powerless deserve the truth too.

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