Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
loading... compiled a short list of words that we carelessly slip into conversations  to give ourselves more time to think and, guess what?  Instead of making us sound smart, we end up sounding stupid. These are called "crutch" words. You might want to try to stop using the following "crutch" words: 

- Actually
- Basically
- Honestly
- Like
- Literally

Actually, I honestly believe that like, I'm basically not going to be able to literally stop using those words.  How about you?

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