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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • It's fine to use literally if they're using it correctly. The easiest test is to replace "literally" with "actually". With so much hyperbole and figurative language in web-based writing, it can sometimes be useful to note things that literally happen.

    If you told me that your server fell over, I'd think you meant that it was very slow, or crashed. If you told me that your server literally fell over, then I'd ask if someone tripped over a cable, or there was an earthquake.