Linguistic Blindfolding: Pure Alexia without Agraphia

Are you familiar with the medical condition Pure Alexia without Agraphia?  Don’t worry if you’ve never heard about it before, or if you have no idea what it means.  Few know the perils of that condition, so it can be a good thing you haven’t had to learn about it yet.

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Dick Clark Human Speech

I am still undecided if Dick Clark’s return to television on New Year’s Eve was exploitive, sad or brave. It was probably a mix of all three but that’s a coward’s analysis so I will pick a vein and rip it open.

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