Originated From
AOL Search

Wrong words come out

When talking I will mix up the words or say something totally off the wall. For instance instead of saying "Put your coat on" I will say "Put your fridge on". The words just pop out of my mouth. It was funny at first but now it happens frequently and it is embarassing. I don't know what is causing this.

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

4 Answers

Order by
Oldest to Newest
Newest to Oldest
Votes

Nicole, offhand I can think of two possible reasons for your problem.  Either should lead you to see a doctor.  A small stroke could affect your speech, as could dementia.  A trip to the doctor could rule out either of these reasons, and perhaps let you know it's something inconsequential.  (Maybe your brain is just following a different track than your mind.)

what ever happened?  same thing is going on with me!  last night my kids were in the tub and I told them "come on guys, time to get out of the fridge" - I of course meant tub.  I have also inserted the wrong words a few other times as well.

this just started with me last night - i told my husband to have a bottle when i mean "have an apple''. Today I referred to my daughter's playmate "Ewan'' as "urine'' - to his mom no less!!! I am in my late 30s and working with 2 young kids and a sick mom  so i'm under stress -this is the only thing i can think of.......

Nicole I think you're preoccupied with too many other things. Subconsciously you are thinking of something else when you are trying to convey another thought consciously. It happens to everyone on occasion, if it is happening frequently, you need to calm down, destress and try to clear your mind of the clutter. The older we get the more clutter there is, and eventually the circuits of the brain can't handle the overload. Hence, the miscommunication.

I don't think there is anything seriously wrong with you, I think your circuits are just overloaded with too much information.

Yesterday's gone and Today is going fast, Tomorrow is all we have, Until it to has passed Band of One

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: How can I get Word Pad

how can I get Word Pad

Asked: How do I get Letter Garden to accept objectionable ...

How do I get Letter Garden to accept objectionable words?

Asked: Word Trip November 2013

Word Trip November 2013

More Questions

What do i have to do to set up a friend on words that are not on facebook

Did you mean, you want to play word games with your friends in Facebook? If you do, here is the article on how to play Words with Friends on your Facebook account http://www.sooperarticles.com/gaming-articles/online-gaming-articles/how-play-words-friends-facebook-1190989.html javascript:mctmp(0);

What is wrong with a child that calls a word correct three times, then

Maybe she hasn't learned it well. Or maybe she has vision problems. You might have to make a guess if she can do it correctly at first. Maybe you can figure out what kind of error she made, like "them" for "then". Is she just tired, or seeing double?

What is wrong with the News Media?

No one could have been more outraged than I at the recent spree killings across the nation. The Sikhs have always been peaceful people, whose integrity is second to none. Perhaps that offended a person who was so faulted that anyone who did better than he would infuriated him to the point of ...