Any idea how many words there are in the English language? Knock off all the slang and nonsensical stuff and you’re left with a number. The number itself is irrelevant – it’s the fact there is a number that you should be focusing on.
Once you accept there is a limit, now ponder the idea that there must, eventually, be a limit to their use – that there’s going to be, one day, nothing new to write.
It doesn’t matter how imaginative a writer may be, they really won’t be able to write anything original.
In the meantime, click here to see how I used up part of my quota.