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Offline arthwollipot

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I have that level of dyslexia that is so mild as to be merely occasionally amusing.

Once I was walking through a department store and I saw on a shelf a particular brand of hot water urn. It had its name in large bold letters on the box: URNIE.

My brain transposed two letters in that name and I vowed never to drink from one.

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I have that level of dyslexia that is so mild as to be merely occasionally amusing.

Once I was walking through a department store and I saw on a shelf a particular brand of hot water urn. It had its name in large bold letters on the box: URNIE.

My brain transposed two letters in that name and I vowed never to drink from one.
It sounds like an improvement on Navy coffee.

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the opposite of this phenomenon happens all the time on Chrome with its shitty incomplete spellchecker.

every now and then it catches me out, though.
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My wife is so bad at directions that I have to say "Democrat" and "Republican" to get her to turn in the right correct direction.

How do you get around St. Louis if you only go center or right?
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My wife is so bad at directions that I have to say "Democrat" and "Republican" to get her to turn in the right correct direction.

How do you get around St. Louis if you only go center or right?
Ain't none of them there leftists in this here city, and ya'll'd do be doin' well to 'memgber that, ya hear?