Origin of uh
Examples from the Web for uh
The feelings of some of the local artists about the coming of this “New York superstar” were, uh, different.Graffiti Artists Turn on Banksy: The Rise of Art Hate|Anthony Haden-Guest|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Johnny got the first few words in: “Uh, seen any coyotes?”
Johnny pushed the button, broke in: “Uh, I got two guys here need a ride….”
Uh, what part of last-team-to-let-Tim-Tebow-go are you not understanding, non-believers?
So I picked up my, uh, keyboard and decided to give this Gizara dude a piece of my own mind.
The owner of the eyes sniffed, then spoke, apparently to his partner outside, — "Uh huh!"Camps and Trails|Henry Abbott
"Yuh might uh gone down and made sure, anyhow," he criticised.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
Uh—no, because the identification men hadn't arrived, and we didn't want to stir up anything.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
"I find they ain't deservin' uh death," returned Yeager, with dignity.With Sully into the Sioux Land|Joseph Mills Hanson
"Uh—yes and no," Sime suddenly remembered the girl of the evening before—the imperious little Martian.The Martian Cabal|Roman Frederick Starzl
inarticulate sound, attested from c.1600; uh-huh, spoken affirmative (often ironic or non-committal) is recorded from 1904; negative uh-uh is attested from 1924.