It has been, like, the weather sucks. It rains all the time.
Donald Trump tweeted: Through my life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being, like, really smart.
I understand that language should be fluid; and that language often modifies to fit the needs of particular groups. But why do we need to use a word that serves no purpose? Like like?
What the hell is the usage of like in the above sentences. Is it a noun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, conjunction; and how would you diagram it in a sentence? Provided people still diagram sentences.
The word like, like, bugs the fuck out of me.