Part of Neil deGrasse Tyson's shtick, as an intellectual who's expected to impart wisdom about the cosmos and its infinite wonders, is to offer observations and anecdotes to his giddy fans. Tyson regularly does this on Twitter, where his musings are usually lapped up like the gospel of a scientific demigod.
However, this went a bridge too far on Thursday evening, when Tyson decided to condemn younger generations for flippantly using the word "awesome." If you're to believe the astrophysicist, we dilute the word's meaning by sheer overuse. So trying to fulfill the role of elderly killjoy desperate to trample on everyone's fun and questionable use of a superlative, Tyson, presumably clutching a glass of warm milk, tweeted: