May 7, 2004

Word Power

An interesting post by John Derbyshire in The Corner today:

THE PAOMNNEHAL PWEOR OF THE HMUAN MNID

Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht 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 porbelms. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

Amzanig huh?

Posted by dan at May 7, 2004 3:08 PM