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Michael Shmith: Away with Cliché


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Irritating Language I want to see banned. Immediately.

Join Michael Shmith, Age Senior Writer and Opera Critic, for hi-jinks and hilarity, as he runs through his A-Z hitlist of terrible words and phrases he never again wishes to see in print or hear in news broadcasts.


Michael Shmith

Michael Shmith has worked in daily journalism for most of his professional life. He is a senior writer for The Age, Melbourne, and also the paper’s opera critic. He is a former arts editor and travel editor of The Age. Although he specialises in arts journalism, he writes on many other subjects ... Read more


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