You might have received something like the following in your forwarded-email-funnies recently:
“Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde 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 be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.”
One of my MRC/Cambridge sibs posted a partial debunking to the Web last year.
It was a snap to read. Easier than most of what crosses my desk. At first I thought it was PG doing Sean Connery again.
Didn’t realize David misspelled “rubbish” until I read it a second time. Fascinating!