Fractured Cliché: I’m going to throw my name into the ring.
Correct Cliché: I’m going to throw my hat into the ring.
Correct Cliché: I’m going to throw my name into the hat.
When I made this mistake, I almost said I was going to throw my towel into the ring but since I knew I didn’t mean to throw in the towel, I changed it to the fractured cliché shown above. Words are funny.
May the farce be with you!
Next week in “About Face” I will be talking about the doctor who cured his patients using time travel.