What did Winston Churchill, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin have in common? Not only did their lives shape history, but their ability to convey gigantic ideas was all the more remarkable because each stuttered.
"The movies often portray the stereotype of people who stutter as being less intelligent," said Professor Peter Ramig of the University of Colorado at Boulder. "That certainly is not the case." In fact, even a couple of Hollywoods best-known stars with unique speaking styles - Marilyn Monroe and James Earl Jones - stuttered.