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From: "Bill M." <>
Subject: Reading skills
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2003 22:17:39 -0400
References: <11ed01c385fd$017d12e0$4e30893e@MIKESMACHINE> <005d01c38619$c55210a0$2433fea9@e6e4e2>


It's amazing ... we have no trouble reading Michael's intentionally
misspelled words but are often stumped when reading old wills and church
records with their archaic spelling.

Bill
Hamilton, NJ

J. Buck wrote:

>I saw an article in the newspaper regarding this. It really does work. I
>read Michael's atrocious spelling quite easily :-)
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>Jan
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "MichaelDaniels" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Sunday, September 28, 2003 9:29 AM
>Subject: Ian Puppy Hunter, perhaps a little contribution to medical science!
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>>Hi Elmo, Ingrid and Essex list folk,
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>>Thought I might contribute to this little (actually Elmo inspired! ;-)) )
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>run of off-topic
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>>mails, by sending this, I think interesting, example of spelling confusion
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>and how
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>>the brain is still able to sort and interpret the muddle. Clever!
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>>Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in
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>waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the
>frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae.
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>>The rset can be a total mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm.
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>>Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but
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>the wrod as a wlohe.
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>>Now would be interesting to see how dyslexia sufferers deal with such
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>things to read!
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>>Cheers Michael in Clacton, Essex, UK
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