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Here is a funny, informative guide to common English.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
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I hate this claim that figurative literally is illiterate. All language is figurative. Why is literally the only word we're not supposed to use figuratively. What about really, truly, actually, very.
 
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How about hyperbolically? Where is the woman in the video? All I see is makeup.
 
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She's a character in a long-running satirical series, Mrs. Betty Bowers, ultra-Christian.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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Totally love it (though she'd probably hate "totally," too Wink).

Particularly I thought her comment about complaining of political correctness, and yet being offended by "Happy Holidays," was right on (she'd probably hate that phrase, too).
 
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