September 15, 2014 Sophie Weiner

Meaningless words like “uh” and “um” say more about their speakers than you might think, according to forensic linguist Jack Grieve. Grieve used data from Twitter to map the frequency of “uh”s and “um”s throughout the country. The winners are clear in some areas, but muddled in others: Grieve said the use of “um” looks to follow the […]

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