Don’t delete this because it looks weird. 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!


5 thoughts on “TYPOGLYCEMIA

  • June 15, 2005 at 8:09 pm

    Anidroccg to crad cniyrrag lcitsiugnis planoissefors at an uemannd,
    utisreviny in Bsitirh Cibmuloa, and crartnoy to the duoibus cmials of
    the ueticnd rcraeseh, a slpmie, macinahcel ioisrevnn of ianretnl
    cretcarahs araepps sneiciffut to csufnoe the eadyrevy oekoolnr.

  • June 15, 2005 at 8:13 pm

    you konw I wuodln’t hvae blieevd it.. but I cluold raed taht at full seped.
    azmanig sfutf trhee.

  • June 15, 2005 at 9:27 pm

    Heh, I have severe dyskexia and didnt notice there was anything wrong right at first.

  • June 17, 2005 at 10:03 am

    According to information theory, written English is about 50% redundant. You could strike out every other letter and replace it with noise # characters and the result would usually be understandable. Lots of clues – keeping the first letter in place and preserving breaks between words reduces the number of choices tremendously, (see how krystie’s above is much harder to decipher) there are only so many 2&3-letter words, etc. So we can just rip thru it with heuristic guesses. Lip-readers can even pull English out of just watching a mouth shape the relatively few basic phonemes. If English -spoken or written- had no redundancy, the smallest errors or channel noise would wipe the meaning. English’s redundancy helps Morse code and radio comms tremendously. We are even learning to do this with computer code. Why say, say again? (retransmit packet) when we can fill in the lost bits with iterated guessing trees at 2Ghz in a known context framework? Just don’t ask me to code that tree…

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