George Washington's Speech Impediment

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Fri Feb 22 18:19:39 UTC 2008

My recollection is that it was quite bad even by 18th C. standards, but I'd have to check to be sure.

  It wasn't laffably bad tho.


Mark Mandel <thnidu at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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How did it compare with that of his contemporaries?

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 10:45 AM, Jonathan Lighter

> I've seen exx. of his spelling. IIRC, it was pretty bad, at least in his
> youth.
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