Sarah Miller for theawl.com:
Before we get started, if you feel the impulse to go look up the meaning of ‘literally,’ please, be my guest. And if you suspect you use the word a lot, get one of those big dictionaries. Now hit yourself with it, really hard. Okay. Thanks. Here are five theories as to why ‘literally’ is the word of these times.
This is literally a pretty fun article - although literally nothing can top Rob Lowe on Parks and Recreation: