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A couple of my hyperlexic thoughts on dyslexics

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Jan. 22nd, 2005 | 03:32 pm
mood: dorkydorky

Reading a dyslexic person's online writing (or email) is amazingly different if you have actually met the person. It reads much better then.

Also, I know some dyslexics who, because of the systematic effort put forth to get the words out combined with the mis-wiring, end up mangling language in a way that is... insightful. Example: coining a new words. I have a dyslexic friend who does this (accidentally) a lot. Non-words that, when you look at them, make perfect sense, and really _ought_ to exist, but I can never remember later what the clever non-word was, because it's not really a word and is therefore lost to my memory.

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jade

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from: humanitics
date: Jan. 23rd, 2005 01:26 am (UTC)
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i bet that makes for contentious scrabble games

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Triple Entendre

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from: triple_entendre
date: Jan. 31st, 2005 02:55 pm (UTC)
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with them i would play different games

i played phonetic scrabble one time

it was okay but not as fun

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