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  • adjective Describes a person who shows hyperlexia


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  • When I started first grade I was hyperlexic, having learned to read at my mother's knee. "Sound out the words," she would say, and in the face of English's myriad phonetic inconsistencies, that is still my policy.

    --Roy Blount Jr., 2008, Alphabet Juice, p. 85

    January 3, 2009