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GeneralRe: Literally now literally means not literally Pin
Tom Clement13-Aug-13 7:29
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Ennis Ray Lynch, Jr.13-Aug-13 7:40
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PB 369,78313-Aug-13 23:11
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Klaus-Werner Konrad13-Aug-13 8:20
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Has anyone of you, my dear before-posters, bothered to actually read the article ?

It isn't that the meaning or usage has changes in the last few years:
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quickly: 1) there is no such thing as "the wrong definition". Well, I mean, there is, obviously. If the dictionary included the definition "pomegranate" or "a sort of reddish-purple", then it would be wrong. But the dictionary can't be wrong if it is reporting a common usage, which it is, because that is the dictionary's job. And 2) this isn't some modern thing that's fallen into the language in the last shower, like "lulz" or "yolo". As I mentioned in the last piece I wrote about it, "literally" has been literally used non-literally for literally more than two centuries:

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