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To ‘Um’ or To ‘Uh’

So it seems that to ‘uh’ is old fashioned
Being redundant in language they relay
With ‘um’ being used by the young
And women more and more every day
For to hesitate in verbal procrastination
Is a matter over which we don’t now ‘uh’
But ‘um’ if we bracket the statistics
Of the male demographic gender

But the thing that perhaps is most interesting
Is the fact that we stop if at all
For all else is getting faster and faster
With no time to breathe let alone fall
Off the horse of linguistic endeavour
With an ‘um’ or an ‘uh’ come what may
To cease for a moment to consider
With no gaps in what we really want to say!


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