Speech Impeded Tropers - G-g-g-g-gather Round!:

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1 MilosStefanovic21st May 2011 08:10:18 AM from White City, Ruritania
This thread is for all people with all kinds of speech impediments, their experiences and ways of dealing with them. I have a stammer, as well as rhotacism, or, how it is called here on TV Tropes, The Elmuh Fudd Syndwome. So, let's see how many of us are here!

edited 21st May '11 8:10:32 AM by MilosStefanovic

The sin of silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
Not a lot, apparently. I have a severe stutter.
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I can't say R.
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5 MilosStefanovic21st Oct 2011 07:34:59 AM from White City, Ruritania
The sin of silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
6 Lanceleoghauni10th Dec 2011 03:40:53 PM from Z or R Twice , Relationship Status: In my bunk
No impediment here, but thought you guys might like this
"Coffee! Coffeecoffeecoffee! Coffee! Not as strong as Meth-amphetamine, but it lets you keep your teeth!"
7 MilosStefanovic16th Dec 2011 01:40:31 PM from White City, Ruritania
That was pretty cool.
The sin of silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
I can't make "th" sounds.
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I'm not sure if this counts as an impediment, but I'm extremely prone to spoonerisms (e.g. "You have hissed all my mystery lectures").

I average about once every several sentences.

edited 9th May '12 5:49:36 PM by Sarkastique

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10 PhysicalStamina11th Jun 2012 01:16:09 PM from LI-LI, LI, LI-LI, LIVE FROM THE GARDEN , Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
^ when i listen to idol music
I stutter when nervous.
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Can I join? Though I defied my speech impediment when I was fourteen. Here is my story.

I had rhotacism, Czech style, meaning I couldn't pronounce r and ř. It's fairly common, other problems being s (when pronounced as "th") or l ("dark l").

There was always some teacher at my primary school who was designated to deal with speech impediments, but it was not very useful. Except I always felt very uneasy and sometimes even embarrassed when I was sent to practice with them. I also learned a couple of little poems with R everywhere in it. And my brothers had a cool new way of making fun of me by repeating td-td-td-td. It's indeed the first way of trying to pronounce tr-tr-tr as Czech r is an alveoar consonant like t and the sounds are produced at the same spot.

When I was fourteen, my mum decided I should try a real professional. Surprisingly my doctor was against is, telling us it's now a part of my personality. Nevertheless, I was sent to a phoniatrist who said there is no problem with speech organs and she sent me to a speech therapist. I had an appointment every week and one winter did it. People would have never guessed now. I also have a perfect French r in my repertoire of consonants. :-)
12 TheOneWhoTropes16th Oct 2014 10:45:49 AM from Newton-Le-Willows, England (Quaint Town) , Relationship Status: With my statistically significant other
I have a lisp, that makes me speak with a good German accent according to at least one Austrian born British citizen. Unfortunately, it makes me sound like A certain leader of Germany. Good job I live in England. In English, though, it's the stereotypical gay man lisp and I'd like to be rid of it, even though I'm bi. Some people can't understand what I'm saying all the time, but I had an operation on my throat when I was 11 which cured the worst of it.

edited 16th Oct '14 10:46:48 AM by TheOneWhoTropes

13 ElectricalLass16th Oct 2014 01:17:06 PM from California , Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
.... I tend to pronounce "th" sounds at the ends of words as "ff' by default. Eg. "bath" -> "baff"

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14 sabrina_diamond28th Oct 2014 12:04:22 AM from inside my own belly... , Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
I can't pronounce most words as they sound really slurred when I speak, due to my weak muscles.
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15 trip28th Oct 2014 04:30:02 AM from IN THE LAND OF THE LOST HORIZON
Hear, hear!
My words always fuse together, even if i talk at a regular rate, so
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I can't do th or any vowel/r combination. People often mistake it for a French accent.
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