Poplee will bleeive ayhinntg they raed

3 Dec 2003

Anyone with an e-mail address has probably seen the meme that begins "Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy...", and claims that it's as easy to read a sentence where the letters in the words are reordered, apart from the first and last, as one where they're not. It's very convincing, until you realise that it doesn't work. This page picks it apart bit by bit.

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