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Published: Tuesday, Oct. 8 2013 2:53 p.m. MDT

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Mom of 8
Hyrum, UT

I'm literally using this for my college composition students tomorrow.
Literally.

JBT
Provo, UT

I thought read the whole article...? Now I cant remember what it was about.

Daniel Leifker
San Francisco, CA

Many words are abused like this. Literally, actually, essentially, basically, and so forth. I read John Boehner's comments today and noticed that he really like "in fact" and liberally (not literally) peppers this phrase into his speaking. I remember Michael Dukakis and how he kneaded the word "fundamentally" into many, many speeches.

RanchHand
Huntsville, UT

At first, I thought this article was going to be about the commercial where the zombie's ear falls off.

george of the jungle
goshen, UT

I can't remember who said something about, there is more than one way to spell a word. My be because a word can have a lot of different things it means.

Owl
Salt Lake City, UT

Your next target should be "No problem" when it is used in place of You're welcome. I recently thanked someone for a good deed and they replied, No Problem. I didn't care if it was a problem or not. Does it imply that if your kindness was a problem you wouldn't have done it? No problem has its place, but not as a substitute for You're welcome, literally.

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