12/08/2013 12:36 BST | Updated 12/08/2013 12:41 BST

22 Popular Journalist Expressions No One Ever Says In Real Life

Have you ever bedded a blonde? And when it didn't work out between you, did you cause a stir and show them what they were missing by flaunting your curves?

If so, well done. You're a journalist's dream.

Yes, here are 22 phrases which you'll see over and over again in newspapers and magazines - but which you'll never hear anybody say. Unless, perhaps, you're in conversation with a journalist.

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