atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#1422: No, dyslexia doesn't make you a moron, Tom.

You managed that all by yourself. Having dyslexia doesn't mean you're stupid. But a lot of people say they are dyslexic who are not actually dyslexic.

You have dyslexia when you really have trouble reading. Okay, one ex-girlfriend insisted she was dyslexic...while pounding back several 400-page novels per week. If you have 50 pages left to read in a book and can finish them before going to bed at a reasonable hour, you're not dyslexic.

If you--like me--occasionally transpose letters and numbers, that's not dyslexia. That is what is known as a mistake.

Also, by the way, if you have no trouble reading but you have trouble writing, you may have dysgraphia, which is the output version of dyslexia. You're not "dyslexic" if you can read fine but words in wrong (or letters) write the order you, and fail to notice it unless someone points it out to you.

I'm willing to bet that the "dyslexia" that Tom Cruise "beat" with "Scientology" was, in fact, "all in his head", because God knows there sure as hell aren't any working brains in there.

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Note to morons: If you jack a car up to put stupidly huge rims under it, your rollover risk is increased. You are raising the center of gravity of the vehicle, and it's likely that you're not stiffening the suspension to accommodate it. (Extra roll bars, for one thing, would make sense, wouldn't it?)

I'm just glad the moron did it to a Lumina and not a nice older car. It breaks my heart to see someone ruin a nice 1970s car that way. Or even a 1980s car.

What's the point of this? You pay literal thousands of dollars for rims and you ruin a car solely so you have a way to display them. WTF.

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In a matter of a few (rather long) days at the computer I took a dwarven hunter (Gunbunnysmit) to 17th level. I think I'm getting the hang of this WoW thing.

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