Hyperbole is the Worst Thing Ever!

hy·per·bo·le (hīˈpərbəlē): exaggeration, overstatement, magnification, embellishment, excess, overkill, rhetoric… I hate hyperbole, first of all because it’s gotta have the worst spelling of any word in the English language! How am I supposed to pronounce such a word spelled with such counterintuitivity?! It seems that everyone is addicted to hyperbole these days, and I blame …