An English Major
is a university student
or any literate person who engages in close extensive reading. With their
"expertise" in literature, they seem to think that they are experts of language and like
to critisize other people's usage of the English
Can be applied to any one who judges
word usage without
at least a master's degree in Linguistics.
So the other
day I was like
totes and this total English Major was like
"Totes? I see... A shorter
more convenient form of the word: totally. This word is most commonly used by teenage girls.
The most obvious advantage
of using this word is the time saved. Data collected at a prestigious university found that every syllable
spoken takes approximately
The same prestigious university also found that the average valley girl says the word totally around 190 times a day."
And I was like
yeah umm I gotta go do an analysis in the acoustic phonetics lab. And the English Major was all like