Today in “language memes that annoy me”

The casual use of “I’m officially whatever, whatever”. I’ve only noticed its insurgence in the past couple of months or so and as time passes by, I want to scream: WHO DEEMED IT OFFICIAL?! OFFICIAL IN REGARDS TO WHAT EXACTLY?! Which government body, institution or organization legitimized your sudden realization?

The first few times I noticed it, I thought it was a quirk for the people in question but now not a day passes by that it doesn’t show up either in my Facebook, Twitter feed, emails, etc.

Because I am a cranky, old, language nazi, I AM OFFICIALLY ANNOYED BY THIS OVERUSE OF OFFICIALLY.

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