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The New “Like So” App Counts Your Filler Words. Does It Work?

CNN.com recently ran a story about a new app called “LikeSo” that tracks verbal filler—crutch words such as “like,” “actually,” and “whatever.”

Because I’ve written a lot about verbal filler, I downloaded the app to try it out (it costs just 99 cents). The app is a good idea that adds something unique to the public speaking world, so I’m generally positive about it.

But while there are some things I like about the app, there are others I don’t.

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