Birkin, a Londoner who has survived the Great War but is left with a stammer , a nervous twitch, and vivid nightmares, is given the summer job of uncovering a mediaeval wall-painting in the church of a small Yorkshire village.
‘When I was in my teens, I had a terrible stammer ,’ he says.
The courses were held in the town for four days, and Gareth, pictured right, who conquered a severe stammer and recently became a speech therapist, gave his first lessons teaching some of the 100 students who attended the course.
They highlighted the fact that many famous people with a stammer , including Winston Churchill and Marilyn Monroe, managed to overcome their speech defect.
We, a young couple, novices in bringing up children, had gifted a stammer to our eldest-born.
as a young man, he had a dreadful stammer
She sensed the stammer in my voice and hugged me tightly.
By the way - who, today, would hire a lecturer with a stammer ?
Carter first learned to trade with his fists when he was a 10-year-old who suffered from a severe stammer and refused to be ridiculed.
It was a known secret that when Helen lied she had a tendency to stammer .