Thursday, April 16, 2009

A Literal Apology

For literally years I have been internally mocking people who use "literally" with sayings that aren't literally true, eg, "my heart literally broke". Well now I am offering an external apology as apparently it's ok to use "literally" as an idiom intensifier, as long as you are careful of "unintentionally bizarre or humorous effects." According to Chambers.


Yvonne said...

oh god no.

Adamski said...

I figuratively cannot believe it.