1/11/14

Platitude

PLATITUDE

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Cliche; trite; banal;

A dull saying that is used too much. 

Your platitude is boring because I heard it before.



PLAT - ITUDE

Plat
(Reminds)
Flat
Itude
(Reminds)
Attitude

We have a flat attitude when we tell a boring story.

FLAT ATTITUDE



Question: We play scrabble. You want to quit. I say quitting is an obliquity thing to do. Why do you sit back down and play?


(c) 2013 E.S. Carruthers

Answer: Obliquity means dishonest or underhanded.

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