Freudian slip

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a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals

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Perhaps in confusion, Freudian slip, or to intentionally mislead the American public, Cheney's statement, interpreted correctly, says "that's a valid reading of the way I do business.
Actually I'll rephrase that, she's exceedingly up for the production - wasn't a Freudian slip,' he laughed.
resulting in an assemblage that will get your rhetorical ducks in a row and probably save you from a Freudian slip or two.
Wente's observations-whether a Freudian slip or not--came in her final sentence, "But the bang it (the pill) made was bigger than the atom bomb.
Deadly Doug came out with a Freudian slip within a few hours of announcing the arrival of the new chief executive when he referred to him to the press as 'my commercial director'.
Mark Rosenbaum of the American Civil Liberties Union got it right when, in a Freudian slip, he summarized his argument as ``the strongest case that has ever been in this circus.
Conductor Jacques Lacombe furnished typically incisive leadership of the Montreal Symphony, not the Orchestre Metropolitain, as the program listed it in a rather embarrassing Freudian slip.
In addition, Johnny chats with actor and Democratic delegate Billy Baldwin, who makes the most egregious Freudian slip of the political season; Rep.
Preserving Disorder," a chapter named for Daley's famously Freudian slip about his cops, documents how little he understood either law or order.
The omission of any mention of Tru64-on-IA-64 in the collateral material was ruled an oversight rather than a Freudian slip.
The top aide, in a Freudian slip, said that after the general election, "everything changes, it's almost like an 'Etch A Sketch'Oyou can kind of shake it up and restart all over again.
Freudian Slip, a boutique selling lingerie and loungewear, moved from its longtime location on Pearl Street to the market.
Was it a Freudian slip, a naughty joke, or proof that one of the most senior Lib Dems had forgotten who is officially second in command?
However, the old adage of "all publicity is good publicity" certainly rang true, as despite having to apologise for his Freudian slip, Naughtie's profile rocketed and his show was propelled to an audience far greater than his usual Radio 4 listeners.
Jefferson could have made a Freudian slip, an unintended revelation of one's actual feelings.