Uh-oh! The received wisdom that "um"-ing and "ah"-ing your way through a speech is bad form may be totally misguided. https://t.co/5jY2z2agyQ — Nautilus (@NautilusMag) December 16, 2015 The article at the link has Toastmasters squarely in its sights and contains this sentence— In truth, disfluencies appear to distract mainly those who have been trained to revile them. Advertisements Share this:TwitterTumblrGoogleFacebookFlipboardPocket Posted by mikeschultz Respond to Uh-oh! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.