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← The "So" meme

Dhamma's Avatar Jump to comment 12 by Dhamma

I wouldn't say it's completely unnecessary. Much like "hello", "howdy", and "yo" may be synonymous, they're hardly completely interchangeable, and therefore serve different purposes.

"So..." adds a less formal tone. Whether one approves of it, or not; it serves a purpose.

Far worse in my ears has always been the overuse of "y' know".

Sun, 04 Mar 2012 00:58:43 UTC | #924215