A little gift for the pedants (you know who you are)

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A little gift for the pedants (you know who you are)

Post by Partisan » Mon May 16, 2005 12:37 am

Don't delete this because it looks weird. Believe it or not you can read it .

I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to 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 pcl ae. 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. Such a cdonition is arppoiately cllaed Typoglycemia -

Amzanig huh? Yaeh and yuo awlyas thought slpeling was ipmorantt


p.
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Post by Sandra » Mon May 16, 2005 12:47 am

amazing......yes...... :)
do dislexic read it too?
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Post by Bobbie » Mon May 16, 2005 3:57 am

Yes, I've seen this before... and have always been amazed when I can read straight through it without hesitation. Personally though, I think we have Jo to thank for being able to read it.. she has taught all of us a brand new language - Typos.

Good to see you, p...

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Post by Tri-me » Mon May 16, 2005 4:18 pm

I recieved this today from a friend. What is strange is that I find this very easy to read. When I read the letters start to dance around anyway.

Maybe the way I see words is correct and everyone else is wrong!!! Three cheers for spell check it is amazing all the typos people make and how my abiliths to spell is deteeriateng.
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Post by Ghoti » Tue May 17, 2005 12:48 am

That's really cool, i read it fluidly regardless of everything. could make a good party trick... Just one question about the paragraph itself though: i know how the Llama got to the moon but what does that have to do with the nurembourg rallies???
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Post by Ghoti » Tue May 17, 2005 12:49 am

Just a bad joke on my part, sorry.
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Post by Rob » Wed May 18, 2005 5:15 pm

Try this one:

Test your eyes
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> ALZHEIMERS' EYE TEST
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> Count every " F" in the following text:
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> FINISHED FILES ARE THE RE
> SULT OF YEARS OF SCIENTI
> FIC STUDY COMBINED WITH
> THE EXPERIENCE OF YEARS...
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> (SEE BELOW)
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> HOW MANY ?
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> ...................... 3?
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> WRONG, THERE ARE 6 READ IT AGAIN !
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> Really, go Back and Try to find the 6 F's before you scroll down.
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> The reasoning behind is further down.
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> The brain cannot process "OF".
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> Incredible or what? Go back and look again!!
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> Anyone who counts all 6 "F's" on the first go is a genius.
> Three is normal, four is quite rare.
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Post by lizzytysh » Wed May 18, 2005 6:01 pm

Well, then, call me a genius, if you insist. However, I did find all 6 on my first read. I simply programmed myself with, "I know what an F looks like," and looked for that particular configuration of lines. They're really quite flattering with their terms.
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Post by Cia » Wed May 18, 2005 8:56 pm

Makes two of us Lizzy, I was so stupid that I just counted them. Very surprised to see the first answer of 3, so I went back and counted again - and there were still 6 of them :D

hugs Cia
The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man almost nothing.
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Post by lizzytysh » Wed May 18, 2005 9:20 pm

LOL ~ I was surprized to see the 3, too.....wondered, "How could anyone only see that many?" I guess it's not for me to know, except for what they say, which didn't apply to me as I counted them.

We could start a Genius F Society ~ or F Genius Society, not that anyone would have a go at our society's name, of course.

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Post by Pete » Thu May 19, 2005 12:15 am

reminds me of the joke about the old lady who goes into the fishmongers.
"Could I have some cod, please?", she asks :)
"Sorry, we have no cod", says the fishmonger. :)
"Could I have some cod please?, repeats the old lady. :)
"I just told you.. we have no cod". :o
"Could I have some cod please?" :)
"Listen lady, I keep telling you..we have no cod!!! " :x
"Could I have some cod please?" :)
"I HAVE TOLD YOU..WE HAVE NO COD!!!", the fishmonger shouts back. :evil:
"Could I have some cod please?" the little old lady insists. :)
"DO I HAVE TO SPELL IT OUT FOR YOU??? WE HAVE NO COD!!
C - O - F - D......COD, WE HAVE NO COD" :twisted: :twisted:
The little old lady thinks for a moment, "there is no f in cod!", she exclaims. :)
"THAT'S WHAT I'VE BEEN TRYING TO TELL YOU!!!!!!!" :roll:
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Post by Paul » Thu May 19, 2005 7:43 am

Learning there was an "f" in "of" cost me a beer, but I got it back with interest over the years. Part of the writing on the back of a packet of Rothmans cigarettes was:

"Rothmans of Pall Mall
Makers of fine cigarettes"
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Post by Rob » Thu May 19, 2005 10:52 am

I think that those who counted 3 on their first attempt will not rush to declare it.
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Post by lizzytysh » Thu May 19, 2005 3:28 pm

:wink: Y'think?
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Post by Tri-me » Thu May 19, 2005 5:05 pm

there should be a proud to be average society. I saw 3 f's.

Average and proud!!!
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