“Actually, a sheep is technically not a goat.”
“The sword is in my neck, actually. Could you dial 9-1-1?”
“Actually, I don’t believe in ghost writers.”
“I’m a vegetarian actually. I only eat vegetables, legumes, fruits, and fish. What? A Catholic vegetarian? No, never heard of it.”
“Actually, you’re an idiot.”
What is there about the word actually and the split second of silence afterwards that is so off-putting? So, I-know-it-all? So, the-conversation-ends-here? Why do people use it to build an instant protective wall up around themselves? The Amiglia-matic wonders, actually.
Stuff To Lighten Your Day, Hey