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1. “X is poster child for Y.” Brought to the Committee’s attention by David Mills. This also features, in the series of Questions To Which The Answer Is No (QTWTAIN), as number 905, asked by Rupert Myers, the Telegraph blogger: “Following his move to France, will Beckham become the poster boy for the pro-Europe camp come the referendum?”
2. “At this point in time.” William Safire, Before the Fall, 1977: “It should be noted at this point (or at this time, but never at this point in time) …”
3. “Shrouded in secrecy.” Richard Coles.
4. “Enshrined in law.” Andrew Denny.
5. “Lost in the mists of time.” Richard Coles.
6. “Map” or “mapping” when actual cartography not involved. Rampant among thinktanks. Stian Westlake.
7. “Speak(ing) truth (un)to power.” Western Independent.
8. “Fast-track” as a verb. Casmilus.
9. “User experience.” Jim Shelley.
10. “Social media platforms.” Dan Jackson.
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