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- May 7, 2015
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- Chatta-Vegas, TN
I didn't want to hijack another thread, but this is also kind of funny. When I was in high school, my English teacher had a heavy wooden stick that he would SLAM on the desk when anyone would "um" or "uh" while they were talking. No fillers in his class. I literally cringe whenever I hear anyone using those because I expect to hear a loud bang, even after all these years. Another thing he would not tolerate was speaking with your hands. If you did that, he made you sit on them. I did a lot of hand sitting in his class room. A LOT of hand sitting.I am with you on that one. I hate "ums" and "uhs". When my kids were little I stomped on that one and anytime as they grew up I would stop them if I heard the 3 letter ums. Neither grew up using the "ums" and "uhs" nro have either of granddaughters. (3 &
I did stick it through the video longer than you, but I do not see what is gained, it is much more trouble than cp in my opinion
I grew up in an Italian neighborhood in South Philadelphia, PA. We cannot speak without using our hands. The mouth doesn't work without the hands. The quickest way to get someone from South Philly to shut up is to tie up their hands. However, it was good for me, because I am able to speak (when necessary) without using my hands. And I almost never use filler words. I just stop speaking. Which lends for some awkward silences. Or I make lame jokes. Which can also be awkward.