Seriously, it's always "tributes are pouring in for Steve
You never hear "tributes are trickling in for insert cadaver's name here" or "a modest number of tributes have come in for former human".
And if tributes "pour in", where or what are they pouring into? The bottomless pit of sensationalist tabloid news? The gaping void of my yawning mouth?
I've really started to get the irrates with the way people have been getting so distraught about the deaths of celebrities who they've never even met, let alone formed a meaningful, two way relationship with.
You just wait until the tacky-renaming-of-things-in-honour-of-Steve-Irwin begins.
The Steve Irwin Maternity Ward anyone?
I promise you, these things are already being proposed with government, and my suggestion is not too far off.