An awful disease that causes the person affected by it to have trouble reading and often inhibits their ability to learn.
Dylan: Wow, man, did you hear Jeff has diphtheria?
Joey: Shit, that's tough. How's he gonna get through school?
Dylan: I don't know, man.
Dani: Let's just all be thankful he doesn't have dyslexia.
an acute bacterial disease that usually affects the tonsils, throat, nose and/or skin. occurs from eating too many hot lunches
This pud in my class got Diphtheria because he loves hot lunches.