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Posted by James Briggs on September 26, 2003

In Reply to: Interesting language posted by Times Crossword-er on September 26, 2003

: : One of my students presented this to the class.

: : Aoccdrnig to a rscheearcer 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 ltteres are in the rghit pclae. The rset can
: : be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by itslef but the wrod as a wlohe.

: Not taht I hvae had there emalis aubot taht arleady tihs week.

: It cretinaly wroks!

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