Definition of the Day 5-31-15 — So

Posted: June 19, 2015 in Humor, Language Use
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SO, adv. 1) As traditionally used, part of a comparative or explanatory phrase (“It was so hot that . . .”); 2) As currently misused, a sign of the coming apocalypse. (“The term’s users are so careless.”)

–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary, the best modern successor to Ambrose Bierce’s Devil’s Dictionary

 

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