It's all born out of a bleeding love for all things pop culture---and an awareness for how silly such a true love can be.
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So now he's telling us through his spokespeople that he's not going to see it, which I find kind of silly.
“This shows you how silly and how simple-minded politics can be—just absurd,” Ford says.
And then they question our motives for going to these protests—how silly!
There was nothing that I could do but peep through my loophole, and think how silly it all was.
But just to prove to you what a silly goose I am, I'll show you something.
"Oh, I'm all right, Deacon," said Gourlay with a silly laugh.
"You were a silly boy ever to try to cross," said Geraldine sententiously.
If we get silly and sentimental, we sha'n't be able to stand ourselves.
Old English gesælig "happy, fortuitous, prosperous" (related to sæl "happiness"), from Proto-Germanic *sæligas (cf. Old Norse sæll "happy," Old Saxon salig, Middle Dutch salich, Old High German salig, German selig "blessed, happy, blissful," Gothic sels "good, kindhearted"), from PIE *sele- "of good mood; to favor," from root *sel- (2) "happy, of good mood; to favor" (cf. Latin solari "to comfort," Greek hilaros "cheerful, gay, merry, joyous").
This is one of the few instances in which an original long e (ee) has become shortened to i. The same change occurs in breeches, and in the American pronunciation of been, with no change in spelling. [Century Dictionary]The word's considerable sense development moved from "happy" to "blessed" to "pious," to "innocent" (c.1200), to "harmless," to "pitiable" (late 13c.), "weak" (c.1300), to "feeble in mind, lacking in reason, foolish" (1570s). Further tendency toward "stunned, dazed as by a blow" (1886) in knocked silly, etc. Silly season in journalism slang is from 1861 (August and September, when newspapers compensate for a lack of hard news by filling up with trivial stories). Silly Putty trademark claims use from July 1949.