A is for… Analphabetic

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines analphabetic as lacking in education or the knowledge gained from books, and as one of my favourite literary characters commented:

“To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.”
– Eeyore

Books bring knowledge, adventure, excitement, companionship and so much more.  They have been a huge part of my life and I recognise that I have been privileged to have that experience.  Here is a little photo mosaic (hover to see the picture’s caption) to celebrate books and education.

Linked to Frizztext’s Tagged A Challenge, ABC Wednesday and Alphabe Thursday.

18 thoughts on “A is for… Analphabetic

  1. Fortunately my life has not been an analphabetical one. Your pics of bookshops and libraries brings a smile to my lips 🙂

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  2. This is a new word for me!

    I love when I learn something new!

    Reading is incredibly important for all of us! I remember my son disliked reading intently. I read aloud each night to him as a child and he liked that but to pick up a book on a voluntary basis just never happened.

    When he was in his 20’s my husband bought him the book ‘Aztec Gold’ and kinda/sorta forced him to read it.

    He’s been hooked every since!

    Thanks for an informative and amazing post for the letter “A”.

    Thanks for linking.

    A+

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  3. It is a great privilege to read fluently for education in books after ,
    But i am always surprising when a child staying 6 years,at shool was a analphabetic, and nobody see this problem at school or house!
    Read is so important for education in life.

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    1. You are right about the importance. Sometimes there are obviously real impediments to learning, such as dyslexia. But sometimes it is a case of finding the right incentive, something that they actually want to read.

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