Cliche of the Week 2 – CUT TO THE CHASE

June 6, 2010 at 11:26 pm 1 comment

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd executed a high-wire double cliche  sentence : “But the bottom line is, the measures, at the end of the day, were not sufficient, and let’s just be frank about that.”

But recently he more often says cut to the chase  as a verbal marker when he is about to get to the point.

Read the full report in The Australian newspaper. And see the video clip here

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  • 1. Tim Palmer  |  June 7, 2010 at 1:10 am

    From ABC Online news 5 June by Michael Edwards:

    New South Wales Government ministers are falling like nine pins …

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