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"Olny srmat poelpe can"
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 a porbelm.
"Olny srmat poelpe can," TEDblog, November 12, 2005
- Summary of "The Significance of Letter Position in Word Recognition," PhD Thesis, 1976, Nottingham University, by Graham Rawlinson
- "Reibadailty," by Graham Rawlinson, New Scientist, May 29, 1999
- "the science behind this meme," by Matt Davis, October 30, 2003. A page with versions in different languages and many links to various aspects of letter randomization.
- "University researchers demonstrate the order of letters within words is unimportant to reading comprehension." Snopes, September 23, 2003
November 12, 2005 01:00 PM Research