Scott Hardie | September 16, 2003
Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteers are in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe.

Scott Hardie | September 16, 2003
(I didn't write this originally. I don't know who did.)

Anna Gregoline | September 16, 2003
This might be an internet hoax, the research was being questioned on Metafilter because the sources seemed difficult to find. It IS easy to read, however.

Scott Hardie | September 16, 2003
Well, there probably wasn't real research at a real university, if that's what you mean. I just took it as something funny that someone wrote.


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