“Stuttering” in Normal Speech “Stuttering” in normal speech occurs more on lexical items than on function words, This and other recent general research in hesitation phenomena correlate closely with previous research in the loci of stuttering in the speech of stutterers. They all suggest the “stuttering” is closely related to grammatical factors. Current research ... Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor  |   March 01, 1964
“Stuttering” in Normal Speech
 
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  • Jane Blankenship
    Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
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Letters to the Editor
Letter to the Editor   |   March 01, 1964
“Stuttering” in Normal Speech
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, March 1964, Vol. 7, 95-96. doi:10.1044/jshr.0701.95
History: Received September 24, 1963
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, March 1964, Vol. 7, 95-96. doi:10.1044/jshr.0701.95
History: Received September 24, 1963

“Stuttering” in normal speech occurs more on lexical items than on function words, This and other recent general research in hesitation phenomena correlate closely with previous research in the loci of stuttering in the speech of stutterers. They all suggest the “stuttering” is closely related to grammatical factors. Current research by both descriptive linguists and by psycholinguist will be of relevance to further research in the properties of stuttered words.

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