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display speech

Attempts made to have the child engage in "show off speech" wherein the child engages in "verbal bragging." For example, "tell your grandmother how you can say the months in the year...recite your poem...say the days of the week," etc.

Definition reprinted with permission from Hood, Stephen B. (editor) available from Stuttering Foundation of America: Stuttering Words (Publication No 2: Speech Foundation of America)