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Typoglycemia

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Try reading the gibberish below at a normal reading speed.  Believe it or not you can read it.

*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 ipmorantt.*

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Comments

1.
LANTERNComment by LANTERN - February 8, 2006, 1:56 am
Yes, I can read it, so perhaps they are right, the mind does fills in and or completes where it needs to.
Interesting, that is how I could understand a Brazilian who came to the Lottery Post time ago as Portuguese is very alike to Spanish.
2.
TenajComment by Tenaj - February 8, 2006, 9:06 am
There is actually a NC writer Lee Smith whose books where similiar to this. They spoke the language from up in the "hollar"

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