Sunday, February 22, 2009

New Rule: Literally

People should no longer use the word "literally" unless they have passed a course in correct usage of that word--and have the certificate to prove it.

10 comments:

The Roof Almighty said...

What if they mean literally figuratively?

megsg-h said...

That is literally the best new rule I've heard all day. And I've heard quite a few. Just finished watching Bill Maher.

solon said...

Since you have not provided context, I literally do not know what you mean.

Supadiscomama said...

suck it, gentlemen. Literally.

solon said...

Supa D.

I think you have a problem with your pronoun and antecedent as the pronoun is quite unclear. That is, you have a problem unless you are being metaphorical and not literal.

Supadiscomama said...

Oh my god! Was that a Schoolhouse Rock that I missed?

Supadiscomama said...

Ask Megs about that last comment...

Sarah said...

I am literally laughing my ass off ;)

solon said...

Sarah, I think you should see a Dr.

The Roof Almighty said...

May I refer you to Dr. Noassatall. See, they call him that because he (literally)...