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dyslexic (dis-LEK-sik) noun

A person who is affected by dyslexia.

adjective

Of or relating to dyslexia, a learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to recognize and comprehend written words.

[New Latin : dys- + Greek lexis, speech (from legein, to speak).]

"A dyslexic schoolboy who was told by teachers that he would never read or write has become one of Britain's youngest entrepreneurs, setting up a computer business which already has a pounds 60,000 turnover." Caroline Davies, `Unteachable' boy runs pounds 60,000 firm, The Daily Telegraph, 18 Sep 1998.

Why is dyslexic so difficult to read/spell?

This week's theme: What would you ask words if you could speak with them?

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A + B + C = Success if, A = Hard Work, B = Hard Play, C = Keeping your mouth shut. -Albert Einstein


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