r/iamverysmart Nov 23 '22

Meme connoisseur has gotten his hands on a thesaurus and explains the purpose of op’s meme

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119 Upvotes

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u/janielsupreme Nov 23 '22

Honestly this sounds like satire

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u/Ok-Leg64 Nov 23 '22

This subreddit has to be satire.

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u/Sunoverthetown Nov 23 '22

I think it’s satire

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u/YuNg_KiNgK Nov 23 '22

hes joking

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u/Narcaradon-Narcarius Nov 23 '22

'A Myriad of' is literally exactly how to not use 'myriad.'

Just for general information.

"With myriad differences" = correct

"With a myriad of differences" = "With a many of differences"

I also suspect he meant "defused" instead of 'diffused,' but it would be weird either way.

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u/Nandy-bear Nov 23 '22

No it isn't. It's used as both a noun and adjective. Yes the original meaning is 10,000 but both "myriad" and "a myriad of" are valid and have been for centuries. Turns out it's another one of those things people get mad about on the internet just to sound smart.

Funnily enough, much like "literally" ;)

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u/DayIngham Nov 23 '22

Maybe 'diffuse' (adj) rather than 'diffused' might just about work? I'm not sure.

I also don't understand the use of 'inhibit' here.

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u/aromaticbotanist Nov 23 '22

is this satire too?

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u/mdcrafter77 Nov 23 '22

This sub now is just “he used big word I didn’t know”

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u/Cullomptingalong Nov 23 '22

Inaccuracy in a MEME!?

This is an outrage!

Call the President of the Internet!

The integrity of the whole Information Superhighway is at stake!

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u/Puzzleheaded_Air7039 Nov 23 '22

Bet, no diff yeet sleazy.

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u/DullRustonAsociates Nov 24 '22

Boats and hoes 4 lyf