Jun 27, 2023
1 min read
So…, “so” used as here needs to die. It adds nothing by its use but an air of aloof faux-intellectualism. It is not continuing a flow of thought. It is not communicating emphasis. It is superfluous and annoying. It is a faux so. It attempts to cast the hearer as a dumb dog eagerly awaiting the ball to leave the trainer’s hand at the time only of his knowing and choosing.