Friday, November 20, 2009

Can You Raed Tihs?

I see this a few times a year, so this year I decided to do some investigating.

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. If you can raed tihs, psot it to yuor wlal. Olny 55% of plepoe can!

Or another one:

She shloud hvae deid heefreatr;
Trehe wolud hvae been a tmie for scuh a wrod.
To-mroorw, and to-moorrw, and to-mrroow,
Ceerps in tihs ptety pcae form day to day
To the lsat sablylle of rcoreedd tmie,
And all our ydraeteyss hvae liegthd folos
The way to dstuy detah. Out, out, beirf cldnae!
Lfie's but a waiklng sahdow, a poor pelayr
Taht srttus and ftres his huor uopn the sgtae
And tehn is haerd no mroe: it is a tlae
Tlod by an iiodt, flul of sunod and fruy,
Siginifnyg nhtnoig.

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