What did these people have in common?

Philip Larkin, Lewis Carroll, John Gregory Dunne, John Updike, Somerset Maugham, and George VI.
(besides being men).
Lois

Philip Larkin, Lewis Carroll, John Gregory Dunne, John Updike, Somerset Maugham, and George VI. (besides being men). Lois
They had uh uh uh spuh spuh spuh speech em em em emped speech imped ded ded ded, Oh Screw It!

Well, Lewis Carroll and Somerset Maugham were both writers. Somerset was gay, a doctor, and had a clubbed foot…

Philip Larkin, Lewis Carroll, John Gregory Dunne, John Updike, Somerset Maugham, and George VI. (besides being men). Lois
They had uh uh uh spuh spuh spuh speech em em em emped speech imped ded ded ded, Oh Screw It! Yes, thay were all stutterers. Lois