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gma2rjc 06-04-2009 02:31 PM

Can you read this?
I got this in an email today ---

fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid too.

Cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out fo 100 can.

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 dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset cna be a taotl mses adn you cna sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm.

Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but teh wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

jerryh3 06-04-2009 02:50 PM

You went to public school too?

gma2rjc 06-04-2009 03:00 PM

Yep, and I got good gdraes ni selplnig!

DangerMouse 06-04-2009 05:52 PM

inveercluodudretansndaynhitngshocoltierdthcnieag. or did i....?


gma2rjc 06-04-2009 06:48 PM


Scuba_Dave 06-04-2009 06:52 PM

I've seen different versions of tht so mny tms

micromind 06-04-2009 09:39 PM

I must be some sort of weirdo, I could read it almost as fast as if it were spelled correctly. Very simple, no special effort.

May be the 2 or 3 brain cells that are still alive are scrambled too!


gma2rjc 06-04-2009 09:56 PM

I wonder what the difference is between people who have to figure out each word and those who fly right through it. I think I stumbled on two of the words, but otherwise I read it as fast as I normally read too.

Who knows, when this email started out (years ago?), it probably said 5 out of 100 people can't read it. Before I forward it to my fam/friends, I think I'll change it to read '105 people out of 100 can't read this'. lol

When I copied and pasted it into the 'New Topic' message box, almost every word was underlined in red. I cn'at ianmgie yhw.

MALCO.New.York 06-05-2009 12:00 AM

The real test is to take a printed document and face it flat on a table as if someone across from you was reading it.

If you can read it Backwards and Up-Side Down......You are special!!!

Like Me!!!

How about Spoonerisms???

How about spelling Backwards as well as you can forward???

gma2rjc 06-05-2009 07:58 AM

My high school algebra teacher use to tell us to hold a book in front of the mirror and try to read it backwards.

Ezhel 06-17-2009 07:51 PM

yup! I can read it too...and therefore conclude that spelling is not that important..

Contemporary interior designer

ScottR 06-19-2009 10:21 PM


Originally Posted by gma2rjc (Post 282805)
Cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out fo 100 can.

That was going around our office a while back.. We wrote up a few new sentences like that and had 15 people read it out loud. All of them read right through, no problem.

So I'm thinking it's more like 100 out of 100.

Sorta makes me feel like all that time learning how to spell back in elementary school was a waste of time though. :huh:

gma2rjc 06-19-2009 11:10 PM

Peepull hava ten densy two look daown on utherz hoo dow no how ta spell riyt er nuttin ya no? Evree won spelz werds rong sumtimez thow.

I wonder if School House Rock is ever shown during Saturday morning cartoons anymore?

DangerMouse 06-20-2009 06:06 AM

there are no saturday morning cartoons any more.... just anime static crap. reminds me of the old Clutch Cargo days of cardboard cutouts with a human mouth moving behind it mouthing the words. (no offense to OUR wonderful Clutch Cargo, of course) but that was crap, and so is anime. i mean, how many more 'card game' shows can we stomach???
EXAMPLE-- "let's duel" "ok" "my monster is beating up your monster" "oh yeah? well.... just let me pull this card outta my @$$ that no-one knew existed and now i WIN!!!" HAHAHAHAHA!!
sheesh.... gimme a break.
it almost makes me MISS Lippy the Lion and Hardy-Har-Har.... Touche' Turtle and DumDum... Tennessee Tuxedo and
saturday morning cartoons??? "HELP ME MR. WIZARRRRRRRD!!!"


drtbk4ever 06-20-2009 07:45 AM

Hardy Har Har..... Jeez I have not heard that in a long time. Here we have a cartoon channel that plays all the oldies. Spider Man Spider Man, Pink Panther, Bugs Bunney,..... Those were the days.

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