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October 20, 2004

Can You Raed Tihs Haedilne?

The Japan Times on Sunday revisited the theme of: how Egnlsih is splleed baerly affcets how we raed it. Even if the letters in words are jumbled up in this way, reading speed and comprehension are hardly affected. The topic received a lot of attention when a certain e-mail did the rounds on the Net last year, claiming that the finding was the result of research at Cambridge University. The article says this claim is not true. It also points out that the principal applies to many other languages but not to others, including Japanese and Chinese.
Why Deos Tihs Haedilne Mkae Snsee?

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