Re: CHAT: Synesthesia
|From:||Daniel Andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, December 9, 1999, 22:27|
Nik Taylor wrote:
> Melissa Phong wrote:
> > I guess I just assumed that everybody sees words as colors and =different
> > designs. Is that not true?
> Not true at all. I get no visual connotations from different words,
> even a word like "red" doesn't give me any image unless I actually
> conciously *think* about the color red.
Same for me. I don't see any colours, hear any tones,
taste and tastes or whatever from words. Though
I still like them! :)
But it is remarkable how many synesthetes there seem
to be on this list. I guess many of us really are
lunatic lovers of language. And I mean that in
a positive way!!!