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    For those who literally hate literally.

    What it means when you say "literally" - The Oatmeal


    do you know people that say this?

    the next time i want to say literally, I am going to say figuratively, therefor getting my rocks off at my cleverness.



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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    This is literally the worst thread I have read, quite figuratively.


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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    What it means when you say "literally" - The Oatmeal


    do you know people that say this?

    the next time i want to say literally, I am going to say figuratively, therefor getting my rocks off at my cleverness.
    You literally blew my mind. Figuratively speaking, of course.


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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    This may literally be one of the oldest arguments in history.


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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    This may literally be one of the oldest arguments in history.
    I've been meaning to tell you that you have the perfect avatar for you- whenever you post, I literally see Denis Leary.



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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    I hate sports announcers who say stuff like, "he is literally mopping the floor with that guy!"

    Really? Is he really mopping the floor with that guy? You are literally the dumbest announcer I know.



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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    The best part about the literally/figuratively debate is when you actually call people out on it. They act like you're the dick. Like I'm the one who just said I could literally eat a horse. I want to see that. Let's make it happen.


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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    "Literally" is my biggest pet peeve, and I frequently call people out on it. I usually offer up the example of a girl sitting next to me on CyRide a few years ago, who said, "I was so mad, my head literally exploded." Really? That's a nice prosthetic head, then.


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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    For whatever reason "I could figuratively eat a horse" doesn't sound as good as "I could literally eat a horse".



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    Re: For those who literally hate literally.

    It should be legal to kill someone after they say "I literally died."
    "Your honor, she said she was dead. I was just helping the world by ridding it of zombies. A ‘thank you’ would be nice."


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