There's a new word trend for sounding casually hip and it is so ..... well, that's it. It is "So."
So here's what I'm going to ask you to do: check out my recent post on HUFFINGTON POST: "Word Trends: So, Like and WhaaaAAAAtt-T?" and weigh in your thoughts.
You know when someone mentions yellow Volkswagons? And you start seeing them all over the place? You'll feel this same way with "so." It's the new ubiquitous sentence starter.