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* King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden admitted publicly that he was dyslectic in 1997, something that had been suspected by journalists for many years. He did for example misspell his name when signing his accession document and at one point wrote his name as "Cal Gustf". A common nickname for him in Sweden is "Knugen" after he misspelled Kungen (the king).
* Crown Princess Victoria, the daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, is also dyslectic.

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* King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden admitted publicly that he was dyslectic dyslexic in 1997, something that had been suspected by journalists for many years. He did did, for example example, misspell his name when signing his accession document and at one point wrote his name as "Cal Gustf". A common nickname for him in Sweden is "Knugen" after he misspelled Kungen (the king).
* ** King Carl's daughter, Crown Princess Victoria, the daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, is also dyslectic.dyslexic.


* An ''[[Franchise/ArchieComics Archie]]'' story gave [[DumbMuscle Moose Mason]] dyslexia as an explanation for why he did so poorly in school.

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* An ''[[Franchise/ArchieComics Archie]]'' story in ''Archie at Riverdale High'' 98 (August '84) gave [[DumbMuscle Moose Mason]] dyslexia as an explanation for why he did so poorly in school.school. ''Archie'' had begun backing off on the constant dumbhead gags for Moose in the late 70s-early 80s. In "The Eyes Have It", following a relatively simple assignment with a number of steps to be copied off the board, Moose's paper looks hopelessly jumbled... because that's what he saw. Tests with a specialist reveal he's dyslexic.


** Rudy has dystracksia, so he has trouble reading tracks -- a big problem for a predator (Rudy is a fox/wolf hybrid).

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** Rudy has dystracksia, so he has trouble reading tracks -- a big problem for a predator (Rudy is a fox/wolf hybrid). [[spoiler:Turns out his mind is hard-wired for tracking plant growth, among other eco-friendly gardening skills.]]


* Creator/JohnDeLancie (you might know him as Q from ''Franchise/StarTrek'') was so horribly dyslexic he had trouble reading scripts. that's why he became so brilliant at improvisation and comedy.

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* Creator/JohnDeLancie (you might know him as Q from ''Franchise/StarTrek'') was so horribly dyslexic he had trouble reading scripts. that's why he became so developed brilliant at improvisation improvisational skills because his dyslexia hampered his ability to read scripts and comedy.teleprompters.

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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', [[GeneralFailure Zapp]] [[HandsomeLech Brannigan]] claims to have "sexlexia", a "very sexy learning disorder".

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* Parodied in the English dub of ''Anime/GhostStories'', where Satsuki's [[AmbiguousDisorder odd]] brother Keiichirou is mocked in many ways.
-->'''Satsuki''': Have you done your homework yet? Oh wait, you're dyslexic. Done your yet homework have? You? You I'm answer! Hey! Talking me to!
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* Butch of ''Webcomic/ChoppingBlock'' has recurrent problems with this. Among other things, when he tried to kill the DixieChicks, he accidentally slaughtered a more risque performance by "Chix With Dicks."

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* Butch of ''Webcomic/ChoppingBlock'' has recurrent problems with this. Among other things, when he tried to kill the DixieChicks, Music/DixieChicks, he accidentally slaughtered a more risque performance by "Chix With Dicks."


* On the other side of the pond, ComicBook/{{Jubilee}} of the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} has dyscalculia.

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* On the other side of the pond, ComicBook/{{Jubilee}} of the ComicBook/{{X-Men}} ComicBook/XMen has dyscalculia.


* Bob ''Series/{{The Suite Life of Zack and Cody}}''.

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* Bob ''Series/{{The Suite Life of Zack and Cody}}''.Cody}}'', as revealed in his debut appearance.

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* Bob ''Series/{{The Suite Life of Zack and Cody}}''.


* "Bunny" Warren from ''{{Porridge}}'' is severely dyslexic, and indeed illiterate. He blames his condition for his incarceration.

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* "Bunny" Warren from ''{{Porridge}}'' ''Series/{{Porridge}}'' is severely dyslexic, and indeed illiterate. He blames his condition for his incarceration.


* ''BlackHoleHigh'': We learn that Vaughn has dyslexia when the mysterious phenomenon of the week causes him to switch bodies with Lucas. Vaughn is startled to find it suddenly easy to read, while Lucas is confused when he suddenly finds random letters written backwards. While it's an interesting realization that dyslexia, being a result of "the way the brain is wired" remains with the body (This may be more "accurate", though we ''are'' assessing the accuracy of the results of two people swapping bodies), it's the fact that he sees letters backwards that tips Lucas off to the nature of Vaughn's problem.

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* ''BlackHoleHigh'': ''Series/BlackHoleHigh'': We learn that Vaughn has dyslexia when the mysterious phenomenon of the week causes him to switch bodies with Lucas. Vaughn is startled to find it suddenly easy to read, while Lucas is confused when he suddenly finds random letters written backwards. While it's an interesting realization that dyslexia, being a result of "the way the brain is wired" remains with the body (This may be more "accurate", though we ''are'' assessing the accuracy of the results of two people swapping bodies), it's the fact that he sees letters backwards that tips Lucas off to the nature of Vaughn's problem.


* In ''[[WebVideo/JourneyQuest QuorneyJest]]'', dyslexia turns out to be a strength for bumbling wizard Perf. When casting a spell from writing, he manages to perfectly invert it ("retrocast"), which is otherwise quite difficult.

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* In ''[[WebVideo/JourneyQuest QuorneyJest]]'', JourneyQuest]]'', dyslexia turns out to be a strength for bumbling wizard Perf. When casting a spell from writing, he manages to perfectly invert it ("retrocast"), which is otherwise quite difficult.


* Too many examples to list. Wiki/TheOtherWiki has [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_diagnosed_with_dyslexia a few]].



** His daughter, Crown Princess Victoria, is also dyslectic.

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** His daughter, * Crown Princess Victoria, the daughter of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, is also dyslectic.



* There are actually quite a lot of people who suffered dyslexia as children, but managed to overcome it in some form. These people might be able to read and write, but not pros at it, while some people quite enjoy it, but will persist in having difficulty learning new words or new (Latin-based) languages.
* There is also a theory that many children were dyslexic because they were left-handed, but forced to write with their ''right'' hand.
* Creator/DougWalker doesn't have dyslexia but may have have some short of spelling disorder that he once couldn't even spell his last name right. Fans are all too willing to point out every single spelling error he makes, but thankfully he can make fun of himself for it.
** Subverted in one commentary: Doug points out that "penguin" is spelled wrong in a caption, and asks his brother why he didn't point it out because "I'm dyslexic as hell". It was spelled right.
** Doug's friend Jason in the review of adventure time ocean fear said he(Jason not Doug) has Dyslexia.
* It's only theory but Albert Einstein, legendary physicist.



* Some types of dyslexia are related to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotopic_sensitivity_syndrome Irlen Syndrome]], in which the brain doesn't properly pick up signals from the eyes, tries to readjust, and things can look scrambled or "floating around" as a result.


* ''Series/Frasier:'' Frasier accepts Bulldog's suggestion to let his then-girlfriend take a bit part in a radio play. She's not available for rehearsal and Bulldog naturally waits until ''minutes before the play is due to go out live'' to tell Frasier she's dyslexic. Frasier dismisses any concern, as she only has one line: "Look out, he's got a gun!" Cue the actual broadcast:

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* ''Series/Frasier:'' ''Series/{{Frasier}}'': Frasier accepts Bulldog's suggestion to let his then-girlfriend take a bit part in a radio play. She's not available for rehearsal and Bulldog naturally waits until ''minutes before the play is due to go out live'' to tell Frasier she's dyslexic. Frasier dismisses any concern, as she only has one line: "Look out, he's got a gun!" Cue the actual broadcast:

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