British hacks STILL are proclaiming everything as the new black, the new sex, the new rock n roll.
"Just as grey is this year's black, food is this year's sex"
"Angling is the new yoga"
"Everybody I interview tells me how busy I am. Busy is the new black, the age's must have new accessrory"
"Green: it's the new black"
"Stayin In is the new going out. Or as the Kings of Convenience's album title proclaimed, Quiet was the new loud."
"Fat will never be the new black"
"Science...is the new rock n roll"
"Yes Indeed, wisdom is no longer modern, which means that the past is now the new black.
"Why black is the new platinum"
"Why cashmere is the new T shirt"
"Or could it be that settling down is the new black?"
"History, as they say, is the new gardening"
"Croatia....is the new Tuscany"
"My friend the beauty editor, ....says: Sweetie, don't tell me you haven't heard of Kabbalah.......It's the new Buddhism"
"Anthony Beevor on why history is the new novel"
"Why brown is the new black tie"
"As one Tory insider puts it: Policy is the new black"
"Sport is the new comedy and comedy used to be the new rock n roll"
"Property is the new sex"
"The in-plant of the moment, Papaver Somniferum
, "Black Peony"
...the sudden popularity of a variety that has, after all, been around for several years, may be due to the fact that black, in the world of horticultural fashion, is the new black"
"Housework....is the new sex"
"Religion is the new rock n roll"
"Mathilde Seigner shows us that fat is the new phwoarr!"
"Forget comedy or cooking.....nerrvous breakdowns are the new rock n roll"
"It's far more likely to drizzle rain than olive oil, but Aran
is the new Tuscany, for Scotland's labour elite"
"Italian food is so last year.......Who could have imagined the phrase? Spain is the new Italy. But then who could have guessed that anyone would dare pronounce grey the new black or rocket the new spinach?"
"The south of France has become the new Tuscany for Labour's elite"
"If management is really the new rock n roll, then L.Vaughn Spencer is the new Bill Haley"
Kate 'n' Sam have moved there. Liz Hurley wants to. The country side..it's the new black.
"It'sa bit crass to suggest that adoption is the new black for these celebs, but...."
"Brown is the new black, and certainly more fashionable than white"
"We have road rage, air rage, phone rage, even trolley rage at the supermarket. Rage is the new sex"
(From Private Eye)