# What in the world is wrong with me? [closed]

I have a riddle that seems to be quite tricky... here it is:

Wrong always I shall be
Correct everyone shall see me as
But to be wrong is to be right

What am I?

The word 'Wrong'
'Wrong' will always be 'wrong' and spelt correctly it is right.

You are

a car's indicator light on a reversing car?

Wrong always I shall be

If the right-indicator is on, the car will actually be turning left in it's direction of motion

Correct everyone shall see me as

Everyone knows the car is reversing as the car is in motion

But to be wrong is to be right

Putting on the other indicator light would be incorrect

• Not the right answer but a good one! – Anthony Pham Apr 24 '16 at 1:28

A Lie

Wrong always it is, Correct everyone shall see it as, To be it is to be right by choice.

You are:

Strikeout text (e.g. wrong)
- You indicate that something is wrong but make the result right and it's viewed as corrected.

Or maybe:

A reflection in a mirror
- The image is laterally inverted and hence wrong in a way. But when you look at the mirror, it looks correct; and in fact if it were not flipped it would look wrong.

An eye's retina (or the light shining on it)

because

light gets flipped the "wrong" way by the lens, but you see it the "right" way around.

• Nice but incorrect – Anthony Pham Apr 24 '16 at 13:15

You are:

Left Handed

Wrong always I shall be

You are not right handed

Correct everyone shall see me as

Your left handedness appear to the right side of people seeing you.

But to be wrong is to be right

For you being right handed seems wrong

You may be

The lettering on the front of an emergency vehicle like an ambulance.

Wrong always I shall be - the type is a mirror image.

Correct everyone shall see me as - it is seen correctly through a rear view mirror.

But to be wrong is to be right - it is more easily read to the most relevant persons this way.