From a stylish English writer in the mid-thirties who had a fair bit of experience of youff:

“They found [him] a tornado of well-bred apologies, all punctuated with an irritating repetition of the word ‘actually’ — a habit of modern youth, particularly when it is lying.”

I do find these usages fascinating, until they become infuriating. As readers are aware, I am sick to death of Y’know; there

Praise the Lord

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