(Some of this is from an old post. Most of it isn't.)
Were you ever so hungry that you could literally eat a horse? How often do you get so much information that your brain literally explodes? Are those new boots you saw online literally to die for? Was something ever so stupid that it literally drove you crazy? I don't think so!! Neither does BuzzFeed--see below for examples of people who perhaps took things a little too literally:
The chef who designed this house salad:
To be fair, it does say chocolate "chip":
These are from dumpaday.com:
Did you ever literally die laughing?
Some cartoons for you: