At the top of this is “at the end of the day” - most people have said it, and the phrase is often used by footballers when they are interviewed after a game.
Next to follow is “at this moment in time,” which uses six words to say “now.”
Other clichés on the list are: “fairly unique”, “at this moment in time”, “with all due respect”, “absolutely”, “it's a nightmare”, “24/7”, “it's not rocket science”, and “shouldn't of.”
One phrase is out of favour with employees at a local council though.
Staff at Salisbury District Council are not allowed to say the phrase “singing from the same hymn sheet,” because it might offend atheists.
Meanwhile The X-Factor is providing a few surprises and one of these is that Daniel has not yet been voted off.
I think Daniel is the weakest link out of the people still in the show, but the British public are voting for him as they are for John Sergeant in Strictly Come Dancing.
Cheryl Cole seemed shocked to see Laura White leave on Saturday night.
Laura sang Somewhere Over The Rainbow in the sing-off and was joined by Ruth Lorenzo, but lost out.
So far I think Alexandra is the best performer.