Do You Stutter? You're in Good Company
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Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted
reflection; meditation; contemplation.
Kirt [kert] – proper noun: RF Cafe webmaster.
Roughly 1% of the U.S. population stutters to some degree. Almost
9% of some people groups in Africa stutter. Boys and girls are equally
likely to stutter, but adult men are 4 times as likely to stutter than
are adult women. The average stutterer stutters on 5% to 10% of his
syllables. Winston Churchill, Aristotle, Robert Boyle, Lewis Carrol,
King Charles, Charles Darwin, Marilyn Monroe, Isaac Newton and Theodore
Roosevelt were all stutterers.