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The act or an example of repeating mindless cliches or sayings that do not even make sense in the context.
A common Hornerism is

*sighs* "Man, I'm up to my elbows in alligators and busier than a one armed paper hanger in a pile of quicksand and that is, is the bottom line."

This would only be a Hornerism if the person who said this just got back from a 2-hour lunch with perspective "customers" who just happen to amount to no business.
by Dudamous November 08, 2004