Recently the New Zealand Herald lauded a mid-twenties woman for running a restaurant which is hardly a unique accomplishment.
Here’s an extract of the interview in which the subject discusses the pressures of her role, this after greeting a regular customer.
“I said, take a seat. Really nice to see you.” And she just looks at me and she’s like, “What’s wrong?” And I’m like, “Nothing’s wrong. What do you mean? I’m having a great day”….and so it went; sheer mindboggling infantile speech abuse.
This “like” nonsense emerged a few years back, mainly with teenage girls. But not entirely.
I was flabbergasted to read an interview with a 42 year old best-selling American writer, Lisa Taddeo. Lisa is the daughter of a doctor and has a university education.
Below is an unbelievable extract from her interview with The Times, during her visit to London.
Is this gibberish primarily a female thing? Readers’ comments welcome.