Monday, October 30, 2006

How Would You Ever Ask For An Orange?

Have you ever heard of Spasmodic Dysphonia?

I hadn't until I read this story over the weekend.

Apparently, sometime in your 40's or 50's, the hardwiring of your speech in your brain gets screwy and then you are only to talk in certain ways: Only in rhyme, only by pinching your nose, or only after a sneeze.

That's crazy! But true, and it afflicts up to 30,000 Americans.

Oh, the picture of Dilbert. Scott Adams, the cartoonist, had it, and has made a recovery.

Ailing 'Dilbert' cartoonist talks again

Read it and learn. Or in hell you will burn. Ahem, my voice! It has turned.

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