Kid: So, for the definition, do you want us to, like, write it what means?
Me: (Staring, not sure what to answer). . . Ummm…..yes.
Me (Looking over a student’s oration): This day and age is a cliche.
Kid: What does that mean?
Me: It means that people say it all the time.
Kid (indignantly): But I only used it once!