And from out of nowhere, (probably California), comes "way."
We can now drop "much", "very", "too", "exceedingly", and several
other words from the English language because (I swear I'm not making
this up), even NPR reporters are starting to use it in their speech.
Better, much better, best.
Not better, mo' better, and way better.
Is mo' better better than way better? Is mo' better _way_ better than
way better or just better?
(Obww) Is applying Varnish over shellac over oil better than a
varnish / oil mix, or is it way better?
Between "near" and "farthest" there isn't a point that's "way far."
At least there wasn't until an NPR reporter used that phrase to
describe distance recently. I nearly wrecked the car, 'cause I was
Michael "I'm way sexy for my shirt" Baglio
A couple of my learned kids used "all" in place of "said" or some other
appropriate past tense verb, as in "He's all, 'Dude, whazzup?'"
jo4hn (who didn't know that people thought the characters in "Fargo"
spoke with an accent)
I been knowing him forever.
By the way, what's Fargo? Used to be a western series (books, not idjit box) by
that name, but it stopped years ago, AFAIK.
"Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and
hurry off as if nothing happened." Sir Winston Churchill
A mystery film that came out a few years ago. Nominated for an Academy
Award or two. Folks there spoke as I probably did before moving to
Californy, ya know? "Ya know?" is the north central US equivalent to
ya4hn (who can do Ole wid da best of 'em dere, you behhtcha)
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