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How does your brain interpret what it reads?
By Barbara Bray    December 30, 2007 -- 10:29 AM

I received this and found that I could read it. I was surprised. Let me know if you can read it.

Cna yuo raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 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 can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt!

fi yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid too - srhae a cmoemnt bloew waht yuo tnhik

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By small Linda Ullah      December 31, 2007 -- 08:39 AM
It's also why I probably have so much trouble proof reading the things I write.

Linda U

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By small Jim Siering      January 8, 2008 -- 12:18 PM
I had no problem erdaign it.

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