An English language grammar blog tracking abuse of the word”literally.” Here is a sample post:
September 2nd, 2006 by Fitz
Brian Rush writes:
A Central Valley town rekindles a love affair with its river
â€œAs a city, we literally turned our backs to the river for a long time,”says Doni Greenberg, a columnist for the Redding Record Searchlight.”But now we’re recognizing it for the recreational gem it is.
I can just imagine the population of Redding standing on the banks of the river with their backs to it.
Via the “blog” of “unnecessary” quotation marks, which is pretty funny too.