Literally “Literally”: On Punching Grammar Nazis

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AcademiaCreative Writing
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Talk
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vendredi 4 août   05:00 PM à 06:00 PM (1 heure)
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Epernay
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BooksAcademicLiterature
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When the Oxford English Dictionary’s entry on “literally” was revised in 2013 to include the popular ‘figurative’ sense, a large part of the internet lost its grip. But what’s the big deal, really? David Thomas Moore discusses the history of grammatical pedantry, culminating by exposing this, literally the biggest – and dumbest – hill of all to die on.
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Rebellion Publishing Ltd (Abaddon Books and Solaris)
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