Um, so…

/Um, so…

The linguistic purpose of filler words like “um”. The fact that words like this have a known, linguistic purpose—and that they aid listener comprehension—is why I always side-eye speaking “advice” (almost always directed at women) that insists on cutting them out…

2018-01-04T07:51:50+00:00 10th June, 2018|Tags: language|0 Comments

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