Thursday, July 06, 2006

Strange how the mind works with words

Here's an interesting email I received today...

See if you can read this:

fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid too

Cna yuo raed tihs? **Mnay** **plepoe** can.

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 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. The rset can be a taotl
mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae
the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as
a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was


Any students in my classes...don't think this is an open invitation to ignore proofreading your papers!!

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