AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:
This next story is literally about the word...
UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: Literally.
CORNISH: ...literally. As in a literal sense or manner.
MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:
That's also the name of a free Internet browser extension created by New York programmer Mike Lazer-Walker.
MIKE LAZER-WALKER: So all it does, you install it in your Web browser, and then any website you visit, any time the word literally is printed, it instead replaces it with figuratively.