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.
What if, for one day, people all over the world were just like “Dude, this not liking you is old as shit. Let’s hangout sometime, cause you’re actually cool.” And like “Why am I (performing crime)? It won’t make anyone like me, it will actually make people hate me and they will make me an example…