Not long ago, I quoted Lena Dunham’s use of the (originally) Australian “fully” as a more all-purpose emphasizer than Americans’ use of the word. Now here she is again in yesterday’s New York Times, talking about when, as a teenager, a therapist asked her to picture a soothing location:
“I fully just imagined Eloise’s home at the Plaza.”
Heloise Eloise was the heroine of a series of picture books who, indeed, lived at the Plaza Hotel.)
Seems like Dunham is on a one-woman crusade to get this word some traction.