THEY CAN'T BE SERIOUS ...
'I give 120%'
I've been watching The Apprentice and know that my lack of command of English and self-knowledge need not be a handicap.
A book you would never dream of buying for yourself but is somehow felt to be suitable for relatives and people you don't like very much
Sleeping in a wet tent on a Cath Kidston lilo.
'Premium budget airlines seats'
We'll do our best to ensure that any frottage with the person next to you is kept to the bare minimum.
'Balances home and work'
There, got that question on my CV out of the way about my gender, family and sexual fecundity, that you'll be desperate to ask me but aren't allowed to.
Don't you just hate those bullshit expressions which are, sadly, everywhere we look in our lives?
Malcolm Burgess in his hilarious new book Don't Mention It: The A - Z of Modern Bullshit, provides hundreds and hundreds of rapier-sharp translations with no subject left unturned.
But now it's your turn ...
We'd love to hear from you about your most hated bullshit words and expressions.
Just send us your example/s and the reason why you've have had enough of these particular bullshitters in your life. We'll be offering signed copies of Don't Mention It: The A-Z of Modern Bullshit to the ten entries that make us laugh and cry.
Please send your example to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The competition ends on 9 November 2015 and normal competition rules apply.