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Is your speech too cluttered?

On Monday, I talked about decluttering your communication by taking out the unnecessary words and phrases.  Today I'd like to talk about Cluttered Communication or Cluttered Speech.  While searching the web last week, I found an article about cluttered speech on a website devoted primarily to stammering. The article talks mostly about the author's experience with both stammering and cluttering which had made it even more difficult for him to hold a conversation with people.  The side bar defined cluttering: "What is cluttering? Cluttering is defined as a communication disorder characterised by a rapid rate of speech that may come out too fast without proper pronunciation and be somewhat erratic. Cluttered thoughts can make it difficult to express yourself clearly....

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