Literally is for emphasis, and emphasis only. When someone says literally, they do not take kindly to someone correcting them. For example, I literally died laughing. Yes, I died laughing. It was insane. It was surreal. It was a lot of laughing. I can promise you that.
Friend 1: “I literally died laughing”
Friend 2: “XD lol”
Grammar Nerd: “YoU MEan FIgurAtIVelY”
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