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For the grammar police, might be old...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by johnbryanpeters, Nov 1, 2005.

  1. johnbryanpeters

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    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 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 pclae. 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. Amzanig huh? yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling was ipmorantt.

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  2. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Yeah, pretty old. There's at least fifty different versions, many attributed to different schools.

    Still funny, though. It's especially ironic that I have an easier time reading that than I do reading Peatydag's posts :D
     
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  3. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Did I mention that I love the new Edit function? I often catch something I want to edit after I've made a post, and this is awesome :thumb:
     
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  4. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    :stupid:

    Mack has gotten quite good as of late. I'm amazed that I'm even saying such a thing....... :D
     
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  5. sunny

    sunny Grammar Civil Patrol

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    Grammar police would be less interested than the Spelling Nazis. As an amateur socio-linguist, I'm a member of both organizations, so I find it fascinating.

    :D
     
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  6. JRB

    JRB Guest

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    I don't really understand the new edit function. What is everyone talking about?
     
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  7. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Despite being grammatically correct, you still make no sense.
     
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  8. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    How did Mack get a hold of JBP's RM login?
     
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  9. JRB

    JRB Guest

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    Thanks
     
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  10. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    No punctuation?
     
  11. JRB

    JRB Guest

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    Nope.
     
  12. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    This looks like parts of the articles I edit. :eek:

    If people would just take the time to proofread...
     
  13. Biscuit

    Biscuit Turbo Monkey

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    It's the first time I've seen something like that and it just blew my mind!