Posted by Kathy O'Brien on December 16, 2002
I'm having an argument with my American husband about the expression
"Cartographically Dyslectic" (meaning, of course, the male species
inability to follow directions). He swears it's an American expression
in common usage whereas I believe it was coined by the expatriated
British labour activist/poet Michael Aidan (famed for the observation:
"If tradition is the only reason for doing something, there is no
reason to do it").
Can anybody enlighten ONE of us?