"Like" abuse redivivus

Katharine The Grate KatharineTheGrate at COMCAST.NET
Tue Apr 15 01:30:35 UTC 2008

> I once tried conducting an informal survey of my friends as to whether
> they saw any difference between "And he was all, 'Q'" and "And he was,
> like, 'Q'". I got absolutely nowhere. *Is* there a difference in meaning
> here?

Nope.  No difference.  I just asked the 13 year olds.


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