We are, like, totally civilized

In the New York Times, Comp Lit professor John McWhorter is all like, When we Americans overuse the word 'like', we are totally civilized because the word implies hesitancy, and therefore, politeness. But I'm like, No. Hesitancy is hesitancy, not politeness. I'm like, I totally agree with Ted Gup that reliance on the word 'like' … Continue reading We are, like, totally civilized