I never speak in absolutes

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 05:18 PM.

Based upon young people’s TV interviews or overheard conversation fragments in restaurants, if the word “like” disappeared, many of them would instantly become mutes.

Like, why do they say the same word over and over?

Otis Gardner’s column appears here weekly. He can be reached at ogardner@embarqmail.com. 

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