[Gllug] government auto mail scanning ....

John G Walker johngwalker at tiscali.co.uk
Wed Jun 21 12:03:07 UTC 2006

On Wed, 21 Jun 2006 11:57:28 +0100 Alain Williams <addw at phcomp.co.uk>

> I received the text below from a friend. OK: it is nothing really new,
> but it occurred to me: I had no problems reading it, but what would
> the government anti al-Qaeda (or substitute today's bogey man) auto
> mail scanning s/ware make of it ?
> Hmmmm
> ********
>  if yuo cna raed tihs, yuo hvae a sgtrane mnid, too. Cna yuo
>  raed tihs?  Olny 55 plepoe tuo fo 100 anc.
>        i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was
>  rdanieg.  The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a
>  rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in waht oerdr
>  the ltteres in a wrod are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is taht the
>  frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae.  The rset can be a
>  taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm.  Tihs is
>  bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but
>  the wrod as a wlohe. Azanmig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot
>  slpeling was ipmorantt!  if you can raed tihs forwrad it.

This is a very old piece of ephemera. See
http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/~mattd/Cmabrigde/ for more,

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