1. “Literally” technically means “without exaggeration,” as in “this thing ACTUALLY happened.”
2. But these days some people use it just for emphasis.
7. But since more and more people are using the wrong “literally,” dictionaries are starting to add the wrong definition to their entries for “literally.”
Like the Oxford Dictionary.
9. And even Google!!
10. Is this a brave new world where we can use “literally” as a mere intensifier?
Here Are The Top Stories
- The U.S. government is investigating possible unlawful coordination by some airlines to keep prices high ✈️
- Leaders of the U.S. Episcopal Church, which appointed an out gay bishop in 2003, have voted to let clergy perform religious same-sex marriages.
- The Women's World Cup final is set: Team USA and Japan will play on Sunday ⚽️