I have a friend named James*. James is the victim of an unfortunate circumstance which prevents him from doing something that most of you can do.
Which unfortunate lack of ability would explain the following misconceptions that James has?
James doesn't understand the difference between a trash can and a belt.
James thinks that kings helped mosquitoes reproduce.
James thinks that cylinder locks have ink in them.
James believes that the atmosphere will possess his father's estate.
James brings a Ferris Wheel and a stick of cotton candy when he wants to ride a bus.
*Not a real person.