Originally Posted by PurrPaws
I agree. My husband does this from time to time, mispronouncing words or saying the wrong word. He had speech therapy when he was a kid, and it helped but he still has trouble. My husband is a very intelligent man; he's an honest to goodness rocket scientist, and working on a PhD in aeronautical engineering. Be careful judging people by the way they speak.
Unfortunately, many people understand that this isn't Dubya's problem. He messes up in many ways, not just saying the wrong word or mispronouncing it...The guy is an entire comedy of errors..
As you can see here:
The first choice, and a choice that I think will work with the Iranians is diplomacy. And I believe we can accomplish this through diplomacy.
-- Dubya proposes diplomacy in order to accomplish -- diplomacy, Sun City Center, Florida, May 9, 2006
"Uhh -- Gosh, I -- don't think I ever said I'm not worried about Osama bin Laden. It's kind of one of those, uhh, exaggerations..."
-- To quote Dubya (3/13/2002): "I -- I'll repeat what I said. I truly am not that concerned about him." Third Presidential Debate, Tempe, Arizona, Oct. 13, 2004
"I can see why people at your workplace think [John Kerry] changes positions a lot, because he does. He said he voted for the $87 billion and -- or voted against it right before he voted for it. And that sends a confusing signal to people."
-- Dubya's John Kerry story is so confusing that even Dubya couldn't get it straight. What he was trying to say was that Kerry voted for it before voting against it, but close enough, I guess. Second Presidential Debate, St. Louis, Missouri, Oct. 8, 2004
"We proposed and passed a Healthy Forest bill, which was essential to working with -- particularly in western states, to make sure that our forests were protected. What happens in those forests, because of lousy federal policy, is they grow to be -- they are not -- they're not harvested. They're not taken care of.
-- By "taken care of" and "protected", Dubya of course means "chopped down and sold as lumber", Second Presidential Debate, St. Louis, Missouri, Oct. 8, 2004