June 8/365 Exactly

The use of “exactly” to imply complaint:

Exactly why did I marry you?

When, exactly, did you realize the milk was sour?

Exactly what convinced you to take 611 past the Mall on a Friday afternoon?


6 thoughts on “June 8/365 Exactly

  1. Clever and (now that you’ve pointed it out) true. But when I saw the title my first thought was of my dad telling me in 1970 that my cousin Barbara and I had a habit of saying “exactly” as a statement. Exactly.

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