Sean Hannity spectacularly misuses the word 'literally'

Hillary Clinton election 2016.
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The word "literally" has gotten quite a few people into trouble lately.

The word technically means "in a literal manner or sense; exactly." You use it to signal that This actually, truly happened and I am not exaggerating. So when Trump spokesman Katrina Pierson said "left-wing reporters … literally" beat Trump supporters, she implied CNN and Fox News were out on the streets with clubs (they weren't).

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