One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Seriously.‘do you srsly think you will gain anything?’as sentence adverb ‘srsly though, I see where you're coming from’as submodifier ‘it is a srsly cool bike’
- ‘Srsly, they say it's gonna get bad.’
- ‘Srsly, this is a cool vid even if you aren't in fandom, though it's really a love letter to all the fans out there.’
- ‘I think I went slightly bug-eyed at this point and went "SRSLY?"’
- ‘Srsly, if you're already going to concede wiredness (and I do), then it stands to reason that you want a full-function keyboard.’
- ‘And for the love of all that is holy, NO ATTACHMENTS (like srsly, we'll toss your application).’
- ‘Srsly though, I think their defense and lack thereof is going to have a cascading effect on the team this year.’
- ‘If you're srsly about being polite, read this again.’
- ‘Srsly, cover up the shoes with your thumb and imagine flats.’
- ‘Srsly thank god for my awesome classmates.’
Late 18th century: abbreviation (first recorded in a manual on shorthand).
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.