By Heike Holthaus
June 10, 2019
Gummi bears. Juicy, flavorful gummi bears. Albeit void of nutritional value, who can resist?
What does this have to do with filler words, you rightfully ask. Well, as Michael and Sabine point out, filler words, too, are void of “nutritional value” – they have no inherent meaning – but can add a flavorful punch to a sentence.