Like so many, I am tired of hearing the words “fiscal cliff” over and over regardless of the story. Give me a break. Please consider some alternatives.
On the mundane side we could easily refer to the “economic ledge.” This offers little difference but adds variety.
Add some alliteration and we can go forward into the abyss over the “pecuniary precipice.” We might take the “dollar drop” or perhaps float over “Financial Falls.”
George W. gave us the gift that keeps on giving. Whatever you call it, we’ve been Bushwhacked again. Maybe that could be Bush slapped. Whatever.