Question: Not a question; just an irritating grammar correction. You wrote in last week's "Ask Ausiello" column, "I know it sounds cliché, but I have to say the biggest perk by far is the people." The much-preferred adjective is "clichéd;" "cliché" is primarily a noun and has only forced its way into the English language as an adjective through years of misuse. Thomasina
Ausiello: According to TV Guide Online's copy chief Kerri Griffith, "Cliché is right there as an adjective in Web 10, and although I personally prefer clichéd, it's a matter of taste, not right or wrong." You gonna let her talk to you like that, Thomasina?