Linguistics Note to the World

If you describe anything as “X on steroids”, I’m going to think you are kind of intellectually lazy. It will give me the impression you are a cliche talker on steroids.

One Reply to “Linguistics Note to the World”

  1. Agreed. People need to update themselves. That’s why I recently described FriendFeed as “Twitter on HGH” to someone who used Twitter and not FF.

    What? Isn’t that what you meant? 🙂

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