when you’re doing school work and someone asks you what the answer is
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.
John: Don’t do that.
Sherlock: Do what?
John: The look.
John: You’re doing the look again.
Sherlock: Well, I can’t see it, can I?
Sherlock: It’s my face.
John: Yes, and it’s doing a thing. You’re doing a ‘we both know what’s really going on here’ face.
Sherlock: Well, we do.
John: No. I don’t, which is why I find the face so annoying.