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An example use of blah in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… little girl blah blah blah and she …”
Blah means a word that is used to express boredom, annoyance, or indifference.
the word blah occurs in english on average 20.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that blah can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) people, society, and culture;