As a high school English teacher I cringe at poor speech of some guests. “Like, I mean, ugh, yeah,
you know, ta ta, and and, tha makes me disappointed.
Students put a token in jar with incorrect speech patterns. They write down words burbled. Once a week we practice correctly speaking. No names, no shaming.
I want them to sound educated.
What has happened to Bob? He has been away for months. Is he well? Thanks.
What’s going on with Bob Schrieffer? He is out of podcast? Miss him, is he OK?