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

 1 Milos Stefanovic, Sat, 21st May '11 8:10:18 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.

Little Miss Badass
I can't say R.
If I can't beat the crap out of you, nobody can.
Just make friends with 50 Cent and you can join his rap clique.

G-g-g-g-g- G-Unit!

 5 Milos Stefanovic, Fri, 21st Oct '11 7:34:59 AM from White City, Ruritania
The sin of silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
 6 Lanceleoghauni, Sat, 10th Dec '11 3:40:53 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 Milos Stefanovic, Fri, 16th Dec '11 1:40:31 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.
The smartest idiot you will ever meet.
Hey, gorgeous
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

Memento Mori.
 10 Physical Stamina, Mon, 11th Jun '12 1:16:09 PM from be real, it doesn't matter aaanywaaaaaaay Relationship Status: If you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it
I like meat too much.
I stutter when nervous.
 11 X Fllo, Thu, 25th Jul '13 4:13:15 AM Relationship Status: Every rose has its thorn
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. :-)

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