I am apparently a conservative speaker according to this article, and yes, I do not have any problem with using like as a verb or adjective. I still become irked at the inappropriate use of pronouns, particularly using either or subject or object pronouns incorrectly (with the occasional exception of using the objective first person in place of the subjective, i.e., “It’s me.”).
As part of a small project at work, I get to play around with this – shall we say electrically efficient – routing hardware. My reasons for switching (including having a virtualized router that was causing me some headaches) and install notes are basically the same as his, with a couple of exceptions:
Voting for a third party this year is like being given the option between chicken and the plane crashing into the side of a mountain, but calmly asking for a banana split instead.
Indoors is just outdoors that we’ve trapped.
The road ahead is easier to see if it is not the one on which you currently travel.
Mediocrity at its finest