Real citation: "Yup. Real cliche, there. Say--you don't suppose that its cliche status has anything to to with the hoariness and done-to-deathitude of the *thing itself*, do you?"
(Russell B. Goode, Sept. 5, 2002, http://groups.google.com/group/alt.alien.vampire.flonk.flonk.flonk/msg/08fa6c8a7f949bce?hl=en&)
Made-up citation: "In politics, which has the highest done-to-deathitude rating: Jesus-mentioning, liberal-lambasting, Reagan-revering, intern-violating, focus-group-humping, or pant-hooting?"