This site provides web-based access to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition; Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition; Simpson's Contemporary Quotations; and The American HeritageÆ Book of English Usage, published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Anyone looking for "a metaphor characterized by its overuse" will be sure to enjoy this site. Cliches of all sorts are to be found here. Users may search by keyword, ask for a random ten cliches at a time, or check the links to other sites.
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