Friday, July 22, 2005


I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer inwaht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? yaeh and I awlyas thought slpeling was ipmorant.

I got some non-native speakers of English to try this to see if they had problems reading it - no problems at all - that's amazing!


  1. Wow this is really cool! I can keep this a secret from my five year old though, right? I'm not sure a message like "letter order does not matter" would be a big help in pre-Kindergarten.

  2. this is cool! Could do this in class, when the ss are bored! Great idea!

  3. wehn are you giong to viist Hleen and I? We rlaley msis you. I sokpe wtih Sraa on the pnohe tdaoy. Can she cmoe wtih?

  4. I aveys knjw I colfd nyt spgll woflh shbt but hcre is prkff ! Thank You God ! I fibaly hbce a exkuce !


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