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Sorry, Millennials: A New York City Bar Has Just Banned Your Favorite Word (And Here's Why)

Don't even think about mentioning last night's episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, either.

By Jenny Berg

There is literally nothing more annoying than a bar patron who keeps saying... literally. (Whoops. Looks like we have the same bad habit as literally all the millennials on earth.) At least, that's the staff opinion at New York's Continental bar.

The East Village hang is perhaps best known for offering five shots for $12, so you might think that anything goes. But not as such!

The bar has a sign up in its window that asks customers to kindly refrain from using the over-used word "literally," or elseHere's what the memo, which is unceremoniously printed on plain white paper, says in a nutshell:

Customers who are inside the bar already and say "literally" have five minutes to finish their drinks and get the heck out. (They don't have to go home, but they can't stay at the Continental.) However, those who begin a sentence with the phrase "I literally" have to bounce immediately. There's a line you just shouldn't cross, people! 

And, don't even think about reviewing the most recent episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians as you sip your Continental cocktail. You see, the whole point of banning "literally" from its establishment is part of the bar's elaborate ploy to "stop Kardashianism." 

So, we can only wonder, how do the bartenders feel about selfies and expertly shaken salads

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