1‘there is plenty of truth in the cliché that a trouble shared is a trouble halved’
platitude, hackneyed phrase, commonplace, banality, truism, trite phrase, banal phrase, overworked phrase, stock phrase, bromide
saw, maxim, adage, dictum, saying
expression, phrase, formula
informal old chestnut
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.