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Is it considered bad to speak with words えと and あの in formal speaking?

Is it considered bad to speak with words えと and あの in formal speaking such as scientific seminar, explaining products to customers, etc?
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When did LOC adopt modified Hepburn?

If I look in Google Ngrams, I see that the transliteration "honbu", meaning HQ, basically didn't exist until 1964. But it didn't surpass "hombu" until 1976. I believe Modified Hepburn was introduced ...