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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Mangled names, slips of the tongue, Freudian slips and smooshed-together words have been recorded in an aging spiral notebook dubbed the ``diptionary.
Kelley's character never seems to get it right, but in the manner of Freudian slips of the hand, his de Sadean sexual fantasies take delicious form--if, that is, your tastes run to a quick set-up torture table, or to a portable john with an erect electronic microphone rising from the depths of the toilet to enhance the private exhilaration of a bowel movement.
As Freudian slips go, this one was fairly forgivable.
With double entendres from Ainsley Harriot's Can't Cook Won't Cook, Freudian slips from sporting legend Dickie Davies and uncontrollable giggles from Geordie duo Ant and Dec, this is most definitely the show the censors didn't get their hands on.
He talks about the importance of cues and stimuli both when learning and in recall, discusses repressed memories, Freudian slips, the roles of both exercise and sleep in building a better memory, and more.