- Bae: babe come over
- Me: I just put my bagel bites in the oven
- Bae: my parents aren't home
- Me: I literally just put them in the oven
when did we replace the word “said” with “was like”
When it occured to us that “said” implies a direct quote, while “was like” clarifies that you mean to communicate the person’s tone and general point without quoting them word for word.