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  1. #1
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    Sep 2004
    Not Of This World

    Ailing 'Dilbert' cartoonist talks again

    DUBLIN, Calif. - A balding, bespectacled working stiff inexplicably loses his voice except when speaking in rhyme or pinching his nose. It may sound like a farcical plot for a popular cartoon satirizing American office culture, but "Dilbert" cartoonist Scott Adams says he recovered less than a week ago from just such an affliction.

    Adams, 49, appears to be a rare example of someone who has largely but not totally recovered from Spasmodic Dysphonia, a mysterious disease in which parts of the brain controlling speech shut down or go haywire.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Cajun Country, Louisiana
    Wow. What a weird disorder! I hope his recovery is complete and lasts forever.

  3. #3
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    Jun 2005
    Atlanta, GA
    I have all of Scott Adams' books. He is an excellent writer and tremendously funny. My prayers for a permanent recovery.
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