Can you read this?

+1 vote
asked Jul 2, 2011 by snack pack88 (2,011 points)
Are any of you able to read this without any trouble, I find this amazing that I am able to read this it looks so weird but I have absolutely no trouble at all reading this.

I cnduo't bvleiee taht I culod aulaclty uesdtannrd waht I was rdnaieg. Unisg the icndeblire pweor of the hmuan mnid, aocdcrnig to rseecrah at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mttaer in waht oderr the lterets in a wrod are, the olny irpoamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rhgit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whoutit a pboerlm. Tihs is bucseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey ltteer by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Aaznmig, huh? Yaeh and I awlyas tghhuot slelinpg was ipmorantt! See if yuor fdreins can raed tihs too.

I don't remember where I saw this but I copied and pasted this to a text file on my computer a long time ago and just remembered about it now and I have never asked if any else could read it too but it says in the thing itself that everyone can read it its still mind blowing though atleast to me.

4 Answers

+2 votes
answered Jul 2, 2011 by Mushu (46 points)
Yes, I could and I heard about this a long time ago as well! It's both unusual and amazing at the same time!
+2 votes
answered Jul 2, 2011 by TheTechDude (76,270 points)
Here is what it says.

>I couldn't believe that I could actually understand what I was reading.  Using the incredible power of the human mind, according to research at Cambridge University, it doesn't matter in what order the letters in a word are, the only important thing is that the first and last letter be in the right place.  The rest can be a total mess and you can still read it without a problem.  This is because the human mind does not read every letter by itself, but the word as a whole.  Amazing, huh? Yeah and I always thought sleeping was important!  See if your friends can read this too.

I think everyone can read it.
0 votes
answered Jul 2, 2011 by oculi0potenti (31 points)
I always wondered if dyslexic people could read it but my one friend who has dyslexia I wouldnt want to ask to read it because it would upset him if he couldnt and he might not even try
commented Jul 2, 2011 by oculi0potenti (31 points)
also I think this is a stupid post I've seen this maybe 10 times on the internet myspace and facebook over and over again
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answered Jul 2, 2011 by HerpDerp (2,116 points)
Yeah. I can read the whole thing.
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