According to a Google search, either a full 20%, or a more modest 10-15%, of Americans are affected by dyslexia. What I learned from watching television is that a dyslexic person sees printing on a page and their eyes make the letters or numbers jumble around so they have a harder time making sense of them.
Here's what I think today: I think mental illness is to emotions what dyslexia is to reading. A normal person looks at a calendar and sees this:
|Granted, usually with a lot more stuff filled in.|
With mental illness, a person looks at a calendar and sees this:
You can substitute whatever daily activity you want to.
|I love the cow in this picture. It makes the same amount of sense to me as shopping.|
|These people are fake.|
|I don't know what this is, but it's exactly as confused and terrifying as meeting strangers in a social setting can feel for me.|
See? It works.
Also, the answer, according to Carrol:
"Because it can produce a few notes, tho they are very flat; and it is nevar (sic) put with the wrong end in front!"