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Like, Why Do We Use Like So Much?

Update: 2017-02-072
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John McWhorter talks to sociolinguist Alexandra D'Arcy about the spike in our use of like.

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Like, Why Do We Use Like So Much?

Like, Why Do We Use Like So Much?

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