One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person or thing that is no longer of interest.
- ‘So Gary Condit at this point is keeping it alive, or this story alive in the news media, but as far as the professional investigators go, Gary Condit is yesterday's news.’
- ‘Mergers and acquisitions are yesterday's news.’
- ‘Finally, while MPs with blogs are yesterday's news, grandad, it's nice to see one who's now in the public eye sticking his neck out - first raise that tricky allegation in the House, then write about it in your blog.’
- ‘That was yesterday's news… in a sense, though, it was all rather nostalgic…’
- ‘BSE is not yesterday's news and anyone who relies on governments to guarantee the safety of what they eat simply hasn't been paying attention…’
- ‘Now we hear that he has been charged with adultery and having pornographic material in his possession; the espionage accusations are apparently yesterday's news.’
- ‘I thought Latham was amazingly controlled in the face of a series of totally fatuous questions that raked over stuff that was already well and truly yesterday's news (everywhere else, it seems, but the ABC).’
- ‘We know that we will be winning Mrs. Parks' war, our war, when it's yesterday's news that a newly elected governor or senator or president is a woman or a person of color.’
- ‘Goodbye Courtney, you're yesterday's news, the new freak of the week is Andy Dick.’
- ‘It was fashionable a short while ago to proclaim we had entered an age where the old cultural certainties had been thrown into disarray; it has become just as fashionable now to dismiss the postmodern as yesterday's news.’
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