Friday, July 16, 2004

Red alert

The newest cliche-to-be: dialing in.


At 10:00 AM, July 17, 2004, Blogger Phillip Blanchard said...

You know a term is well on the way to clich├ędom when it is misused. I have seen variants of "dialing in" when it was clear that "phoning in" was intended, as in, "He's lost his intensity. He's just phoning in these days."

At 4:01 PM, July 17, 2004, Blogger Nicole said...

I never hear "dialing in." I was shocked when, moments after I posted this, I heard a golf commentator say it. Weird.

At 8:59 AM, July 20, 2004, Blogger Bill said...

This one isn't right in your wheelhouse?


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