Greater Boston host Emily Rooney joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan this week for another installment of her weekly list of obsessions and observations, "Emily's List." An unexpected addition to the list: her thoughts on our new version of the "Emily's List" theme music. ("I don't get it," she says.)

The theme of this week's list? Phrases used (or, rather, overused) by both candidates and the media during elections. "We are at high season for cliches," Emily says. Notable examples include:

"And, of course, my favorite new cliche," Emily says. "Sweetheart."

To hear the rest of "Emily's List," tune in to the full interview on Boston Public Radio above.