Friday, January 04, 2008


An English language grammar blog tracking abuse of the word "literally"


Robert C. said...

I'm not a fan of seeing "literally" as an intensifier or in some other figurative sense--since such usage is often unintentional. I don't do it myself because I know other people will judge me. But read this Slate piece detailing the long history of figurative use of "literally."

g_rob said...

This issue literally drives me crazy!

g_rob said...

I'm an ass, I know.