A. Choose wisely.
A. Most recently: "And then" and the word "that" (at least, in writing. I probably overuse other words and phrases while speaking.)
A. If I could receive instant training and knowledge, I'd be a marine biologist, focusing my studies on whales.
A. Fairness, kindness, and being true to one's own beliefs.
A. My greatest flaw is laziness -- some days, I fail to complete half the things on my to-do list because I get distracted by reading or writing or other fun things.