Literally. Um. Like. Essentially. We all have words we find ourselves using so often that even we’re sick of hearing them. We have a slideshow all about them, too.
But, what about the more unique crutch words that we end up using too often because we tried to expand our vocabulary away from the "likes," "ums," and "buts." Sometimes, words we latch on to aren't as annoying to everyone else as they become to us ... because we found them, liked them, and now use them way too often.
Here's a look at some of our Thesaurus.com fans’ weirdest word hurdles and the synonyms we're suggesting to help get them out of those linguistic traps they seem to be stuck in.