Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:37 pm
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Advice: don't google American McDiktionaries for word meanings.Walker wrote: ↑Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:35 pmIn this particular instance, 2 reasons jump to the fore, although yank doesn't factor into either.vegetariantaxidermy wrote: ↑Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:21 pmWhy are yanks always saying 'literally'? They obviously don't know what it means. What an annoying and obnoxious man (literally).
One: His use of the word “literally,” serves to specify finger practice rather than mind practice.
Two: Since he’s a comic, he uses the word “literally,” to signify when he’s being serious.
Three: Re: Literal obnoxiousness
That just might be his testosterone “act” he uses to goad the straights.
No wait … he’s straight.
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