Re: Help needed reading text
- From: Hugh Watkins <hugh.watkins@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 23:25:54 +0200
Astral Voyager wrote:
"Renia" <renia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
How long did it take you to type that? :-) Looks like my normal typing but I would guess hard to do intentionally.
That's the human brain for you. It obviously realised that reading would be impractical if it had to process every letter in turn.
I think you can also lose all vowels in words over three letters long and the text still make sense. Drifting OT so I'll leave you to experiment.
sounds like arabic?
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