Category Archives: Momentary Dyslexia

Momentary Dyslexia: Bette Midler’s Piety

At work the other day, I at first read the text on this framed, poster-sized THE WEEK cover as*:

“Why Midler’s piety stops today.”

bette piety

(*and then explained it to a THE WEEK staffer who questioned my photo-snapping; I joked, “but that’d be a very different article.” He agreed.)

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Momentary Dyslexia 4/10/15

Read crossword clue (“led astray”) as “lead ashtray.” As in, the first chair ashtray, head boy ashtray, or point-ashtray for the ashtray team.

I have a lead ashtray, incidentally. It’s a small group, but a well-managed one.

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Momentary Dyslexia 12.23.14

Was struggling in the haze of early wakefulness when I glanced at the motel TV and saw the Austin weather summation for the day:

Forecast: Manly Cheer

(in fact, the day — and the forecast — was “mainly clear”)

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Recent Bouts of Momentary Dyslexia

Fabulous Armenian Cigarettes

(Pall Mall Pack, “Famous American Cigarettes”)

 

Abusive Cats Shadow Whole Community

(Article Headline, “Abuse Casts Shadow On Whole Community”)

 

Please Make Way For Pregnant Hillbillies

(Bus SIgn, “Please Make Room For Seniors, Pregnant People, and Those with Disabilities”)

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