MODES OF ENUNCIATION, ETC, proceed to spell it. Instead of saying, "No, thank you/' if some one offers you the mustard, you smile and say, "Another time," —It would be less de- moralizing to eat the mustard. Another device consists in interpolating words and using "starters." "Er-no"; "Why, yes," and so on, This defect is known as Embololaiia or Embolophrasia. Other remedies are: clenching the fists at difficult words, squeezing the larynx with the fingers, pinch- ing oneself, whistling before difficult words, imitating another person's voice, refraining from speaking, etc.