Can we please stop describing everything as “iconic” ?

I’ve been a professional writer for a long time. I write books, articles, short stories, screenplays, etc. I pay attention to words — not just the words I use, but words that others use as well. And I’ve become convinced that the word “iconic” is now the most overused word in the English language — or, at least, the most overused adjective.

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Pop Culture historian, Freelance Writer, Author, specializing in American comedy history in films, radio, and TV. Beatles and jazz enthusiast, animal lover.

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Garry Berman

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Pop Culture historian, Freelance Writer, Author, specializing in American comedy history in films, radio, and TV. Beatles and jazz enthusiast, animal lover.

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