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“I was like…”

 

The airhead cancer!

 

The word "like" exploded onto the American scene via a TV culture of "Valley Girls" in the 1980s. But to hear a man in 2011 use the term, when talking about something, is revolting.

 

That airhead expression is still being used in television commercials for major brands, as well as news interviews with teens and clueless adults.

 

What does "like" contribute to the description or discussion? NOTHING. Anyone who talks like this gets slotted into my file as an AIRHEAD…ditzy, shallow, and too lazy to use good English. 

 

Once again, Hollywood comedy efforts have left a big cancerous stain on our language.

 
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