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 AJR  Cliché Corner

From AJR,   June 1999  issue

Cliché Corner   


By Lori Robertson
Lori Robertson (robertson.lori@gmail.com), a former AJR managing editor, is a senior contributing writer for the magazine.      

"It prints boxes bound for Japan on thicker, glossier cardboard to please the famously demanding consumers of the Asian archipelago."
Denver Post

"Martinez is famously accessible to constituents, not just lobbyists, and even carries a police radio in his car."
St. Petersburg Times

"Doughty's nasally delivery of impressionistic lyrics and uncomplicated guitar has married famously with De Gli Antoni's trick bag of eclectic samples...."
Florida's Sarasota Herald-Tribune

"The encounter was a bit reminiscent of the first few hours after Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait when then-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher famously told George Bush, 'This is no time to go wobbly.' "
Tacoma, Washington, News Tribune

"Ryan, coming off the blockbuster romantic comedy 'You've Got Mail,' plays the daughter of the famously grumpy Walter Matthau...."
Quincy, Massachusetts, Patriot Ledger

"For years the famously private dean of contemporary American painters has lent objects he owns piecemeal to museum exhibitions."
San Francisco Chronicle

"On his last few albums, Branford Marsalis utilized the same saxophone-bass-drums format that famously tested the talents of Rollins and Joe Henderson."
Kansas City Star

"Quayle weathered a rocky campaign and, once elected, drew more notice for assorted missteps--most famously misspelling 'potato' during a New Jersey classroom visit--than for any substantive contribution to Bush's single term."
Los Angeles Times

from more than 700 references during March and April