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  • n. Plural form of bromide.

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Examples

  • Speaking over the overly intrusive Jay Crawford, he holds forth like a self-help guru, first with jokes and then with the tried and true bromides from a century of experience.

    LaLanne: "Clean Thoughts and Dirty Girls"

  • But underneath those unimpeachable bromides is a more useful and frightening message: A salesman like Sylvester McMonkey McBean will sell you anything.

    This One Was That One or That One Was This One

  • The problem with all these bromides is that they leave out the simple fact that one of the surest ways to leave a kid "behind" is to hand him over to the government.

    Jonah Goldberg: Class Clown

  • To refresh our memories, let's recall the bromides we were fed by the likes of President George W. Bush about why the terrorists attacked on

    Shining Light on Roots of Terrorism

  • That idea of yours about the bromides was a stroke of genius!

    The Mysterious Affair at Styles

  • To refresh our memories, let's recall the bromides we were fed by the likes of President George W. Bush about why the terrorists attacked on 9/11.

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  • And it all comes down to what we classify as industrial bromides, which is primarily slivering fluids.

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  • Skapinker likes the oath, though he admits that some of the strictures are "bromides," particularly because it sideswipes the fixation on shareholder value, cavils at "short-term bonuses" and -- egads!

    Robert Teitelman: On the Matter of the M.B.A. Oath

  • As after Taseer's murder, it retreated into vague bromides.

    Pakistan's Army Is the Real Obstacle to Peace

  • I'm sure that Harris, who wrote a very careful book about Bill Clinton that didn't rely on overly simplistic bromides about his "repositioning," and understands the compexity of the forces motivating presidents, could explain this better than I could.

    VandeHarris give away the game

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