Posted by D. B. Prell on November 28, 2002
In Reply to: Re: Freudian . . . posted by R. Berg on November 26, 2002
To be accurate, most Freudian slips do not reveal ones true intention. They are merle slips of the tongue, but we all enjoy the fun of pointing out the sexual connotation. Such as: "Boy was that a Freudian-slip!"
On Thanksgiving day one might say: "What a big breast" and then blush because he is looking at someone and not at the turkey. It would only become a Freudian-slip if someone at the table were to say, "and just what were YOU looking at?"