When looking through items that could be used as page fillers we came across this piece of what seemed to be gobbledegook that had been sent to us in July 2005. Actually, it is readable. Why not have a go?
“I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulacity uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid. Aoccdmig to a rscheearch taem 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. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Scuh a cdonition is arppoiately cllaed Typoglycemia. Amzanig huh? Yaeh, and yuo awlyas tguohht slpeling was ipmorantt!
If you are the exception that proves the rule and you really can’t make head nor tail of the above, then do get in touch and we’ll
read it to you!! Eds.