I read it through as a challenge, and was able to read it fairly quickly,
although not as quickly as I could have if the words were properly spelled.

Why?  I think it is because, for me at least, I pattern match words.  When
the words are misspelled, the pattern matching is more difficult.  Context
helps a lot, although your statement that "you can sitll raed it wouthit
porbelm" is a bit overstated, don't you think?

It also upset my stomach as I read it!

Jon

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From: "Cousin Bill" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <Undisclosed-Recipient:>
Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2003 8:45 AM
Subject: [ZION] Language


> Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't
> mttaer
> in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt
> tihng is
> taht the frist and lsat ltteer are at the rghit pclae. The
> rset can
> be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm.
> Tihs is
> bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod
> as a
> wlohe.
>
>
> yikes..
> I didn't have problems reading this the first time
> through......
>
> Anyone have any problems?
>
> Let Freedom Ring!
> Cousin Bill
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> "Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations --
> entangling alliances with none." --Thomas Jefferson
>
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