Thread: Explain please.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Left Hand of Dorkness View Post
C'mon. "Literally" has two meanings, the one that means "not metaphorically," and the one that works as an intensifier.
Not in MY vocabulary.

Originally Posted by John Mace View Post
I literally never use it as an intensifier.
I'm pretty sure the only time I use it that it doesn't mean "not metaphorically" is when I'm doing a bad imitation of Chris Traeger (the character played by Rob Lowe in Parks and Recreation).

In fact, that might be the only way I do use it (I try to stay away from absolutes, with the caveat that I will indulge myself when one is justified).