Besides, though taste latterly had deteriorated to a degree, original music like that, different from the conventional rut, would rapidly have a great vogue as it would be a decided novelty for Dublin’s musical world after the usual hackneyed run of catchy tenor solos foisted on a confiding public by Ivan St Austell and Hilton St Just and their genus omne.
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She writes in a hackneyed manner with nothing original.
The most hackneyed phrase in Silicon Valley these days is "We’re the next Google."