Writing & Editing Hackneyed phrases and verbal atrocities communicators hate Writers shake their collective ink-stained fists at usage misuse and abuse. By Russell Working@byworkingJan. 12, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.