“I would stare at a map of Delaware for hours.”–Ken Jennings
“Men read maps better than women because only men understand the concept of one inch equaling 100 miles.”–Roseanne Barr
1. The inability to read a map, or follow simple directions, generally caused by over-dependence on GPS monitors.
2. A wrong turn or disorientation caused by dysfunctional GPS software.
Away back in the 20th century, my wife referred to the malady described in the first definition above as geographical dyslexia. She suffers from it. I actually use her as a sort of reverse GPS–the surer she is we are going the right way, the surer I am we are lost. Now all we need is a neologism for whatever ails Ken Jennings. Any suggestions?
**OK, I admit it. After thinking this one up, I Googled it and discovered it already exists in the urban dictionary, but c’mon, it’s just too good not to use.