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    kcs_niagara_usa

    [1]Jan 9, 2014
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    Is that wisp by krip-key's


    emblewished ? or totally fake?



    Curious since day one

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    kcs_niagara_usa

    [2]Jan 9, 2014
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    wisp saying Lisp like the character ....

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    skbrettbug

    [3]Jan 20, 2014
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    It seems fake
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    Fryerider

    [4]Jan 31, 2014
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    I have seen the actor Jon Ross Bowie on a couple of other shows and I can assure you he is doing a beautiful job of acting as though he has this speech impediment. He's also one of my favorite recurring characters, and his and Sheldon's scenes are always memorable. And his interaction with Siri on the cell phone was a priceless bit. Keep up the good work Behwee (Barry).

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    skbrettbug

    [5]Feb 14, 2014
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    It's actually called "rhotasicm" when you transpose "r"s for "w"s. Who knew?
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    kcs_niagara_usa

    [6]Apr 13, 2014
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    who knew..


    wouldn't it be



    roo knew lol

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    holgatej77

    [7]Nov 15, 2014
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    skbrettbug wrote:
    It's actually called "rhotasicm" when you transpose "r"s for "w"s. Who knew?


    A few things:


    1. Jon Ross Bowie does this incredibly well. Simply uncanny. I read somewhere that it wasn't in the script, but he just decided to do it and it got a hugely positive response, so they went with it. It works on so many levels.


    2. I was listening to NPR quite awhile ago and this woman was speaking (it may have been TED Radio Hour.) Incredibly intelligent PhD woman, but she had Rhotacism, and all I could think about was how it was so hard to take her seriously. Here's this woman, whose IQ is probably twice that of mine, and it just sounded like I was listening to a cartoon character; or the Bishop character in A Princess Bride.


    3. My son (he recently turned 12, and he's super-bright too) also has this speech impediment and the speech therapy didn't seem to help. So on one hand, the aforementioned bit with Siri was freakin' hilarious, but at the same time I'm thinking "I really shouldn't be laughing at this. This is a real-world type situation he could one day face."


    Anyway, that's my thoughts on that...

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    JustinAyers

    [8]Jan 5, 2015
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    Extremely annoying character, but, of course, that's the point.

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