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A Plethora of Platitudes

A Collection of Cliches and an Assortment of Adages

by Jay J. Smith

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Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7544790M
ISBN 100595010202
ISBN 109780595010202
OCLC/WorldCa46927514

  There is a plethora of such books, which promise to help a person overcome the tough situations in life and sail through smoothly. Especially in our modern times, where publishing a book has become as easy as ordering a product online, there is a rise in the number of authors who promise to improve your life by offering some quick-fix solutions Reviews: K. platitude (n.) , "dullness, insipidity of thought, triteness," from French platitude "flatness, vapidness" (late 17c.), from Old French plat "flat" (see plateau (n.)); formed on analogy of latitude, etc. Meaning "a flat, dull, trite, or commonplace remark," especially a truism uttered as if it were a novelty, is recorded from Related: Platitudinous ().

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Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress PSL P57 a political speech full of platitudes and empty promises Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French, from plat ‘flat’. See platitude in the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary.


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