|Date:||January 12, 2004 / year-entry #15|
|Summary:||The characters on the television program "Friends" are apparently trendsetters in the use of the word "so". [People with way too much time on their hands] spent a year going through transcripts from each episode of the first eight seasons of Friends, taking note of every single adjective... [T]he show's popularity peaked at the same...|
The characters on the television program "Friends" are apparently trendsetters in the use of the word "so".
So that's how to rescue the show: Make people say "so" more.
So if I use the word "so" more, maybe that'll increase my popularity. Yes, it's so shallow of me, but so what?
Grammar nitpick: "so" in the phrase "so cool" is an adverb, not an adjective.
Raymond's brush with fame: I actually know one of the writers on "Friends".
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