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abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=97983

Jun 6, 2002 ... "We have to pay attention to the content of what we're saying and also keep track of the interaction of two people talking." Phrases like "um" and ...

mentalfloss.com/article/50173/when-and-why-did-people-start-saying-um-when-they-talk

Apr 19, 2013 ... How Much Do You Know About Dress Codes? ... With a few exceptions, people didn't really start talking about um, ... Why do people say um?

www.bustle.com/articles/130740-why-do-we-say-um-heres-what-science-has-to-say-about-our-choice-of-fillers

Dec 18, 2015 ... Apparently, this is a pretty dynamic question, and one a lot of people are discussing. There are several ways to approach why we say "um" to ...

www.extension.harvard.edu/inside-extension/tips-public-speaking-eliminating-dreaded-um

Filler words like “um” may seem natural in everyday speech, but they do not belong in formal ... Some people argue that filler words serve an important purpose such as making a ... You might say “um” or “uh” right away without even thinking.

www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/08/men-say-uh-and-women-say-um/375729

Aug 8, 2014 ... Usage of 'Uh' and 'Um' Among Men and Women ... Overall, he found that women say "um" 22 percent more than men do, but men say "uh" more than twice ... " People tend to use UM when they're trying to decide what to say, ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2782977/Stuck-words-How-saying-um-er-conversation-reveal-lot-are.html

Oct 6, 2014 ... Women and young people are more likely to say 'um' when deep in thought. Emma Watson ... Do you know how much was spent on this study?

www.theregister.co.uk/2006/05/06/the_odd_body_language_fillers

May 6, 2006 ... In English we say "um", "er", "ah", or other vocalisations for reasons that ... may not consciously realise it, in a two-person conversation, people ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/08/14/why-men-say-uh-and-women-say-um

Aug 14, 2014 ... Both sexes say “uh” and “um” less often as they age. But, overall, men use filler words 38 percent more often than women do. ... association is that conscientious people are generally more thoughtful and aware of themselves ...

www.businessinsider.com/steps-to-stop-saying-um-forever-2015-11

Nov 2, 2015 ... Because it's, um, you know, like, unprofessional. ... Here are 11 tips from the London Speaker Bureau to help you stop saying "um" forever.

www.artofmanliness.com/2012/06/14/becoming-well-spoken-how-to-minimize-your-uhs-and-ums

Jun 14, 2012 ... Stop saying um with these quick and easy tips. ... and people want to do less thinking when listening to someone and instead be carried along ...