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ecstatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-02-07 08:23 AM
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26. If you're smart, you can read this:
Can you raed tihs? Olny srmat poelpe 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 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. Amzanig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt! if you can raed tihs psas it on


It's easy to comprehend what most people are trying to say, despite spelling errors. The problem is simply the negative judgment that a good speller will place on a bad speller. Some of the smartest people I know are bad spellers. As I said in another thread, I don't judge until the 80% accuracy rule is violated. Even then, who can blame someone for being a bad speller when we have such horrible public school systems?
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