Sunday, July 15, 2007

Making Sense of "Like"

Patricia T. O'Conner writes in today's New York Times column about the bane of so many sticklers' existence -- the word "like" -- and makes a lot of sense.

2 Comments:

Blogger Brock said...

I like like. I think that it comes down more to breadth of usage and ... understandability(?)
I found myself using it about a year and a half ago, considered its merits and decided to keep it. It's fun and useful! :)

2:22 PM  
Blogger Brock said...

Martha, I don't know if you read "User Friendly" or not, but he's just started a new thread that I think you'll like:http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/?id=20070716

6:43 AM  

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