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Bad Cliches You Wish Were Banned From Use (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 07/18/11 09:50 AM ET   Updated: 09/17/11 06:12 AM ET

Wake up and smell the coffee. Stop and smell the roses. The grass is always greener on the other side.

We've all heard them a million times, and there are some we are pretty sick of already. This week, we decided to ask our readers what annoyingly bad cliché they'd like to see banned from use, and we received some particularly interesting results!

Did we miss one that you'd like to see banned? Let us know in the comments!

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This Cliche
I use this all the time!
Ugh, BAN IT!

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