On the subject of typo's

  Jomi 07:10 16 Sep 2003
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A few people have commented on the typing / grammar used in the forum, just for a bit of fun I thought you might like to read this:

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in
>
> waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht
>
> frist and lsat ltteer is at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses
>
> and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed
>
> ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe

  BillyBee 07:56 16 Sep 2003

looks normal to me:-)

  Jester2K II 08:05 16 Sep 2003

You've got the fifth and sixth letters of the forth word the wrong way round. It should be rscheearch and not rscheearch......

  Tog 08:07 16 Sep 2003

Pdeant!

  Simsy 08:11 16 Sep 2003

Regrads,

Smsiy

  Mango Grummit 09:07 16 Sep 2003

Oh dear. Next year this time you'll be able to get a degree in this I wager.

Grummit, Oxbridge, reading Gibberish!

  expertec 09:10 16 Sep 2003
  Smiler 09:49 16 Sep 2003

I tinhk you porevd a pniot as we all mgenaad to raed yuor psot. Wlel dnoe.

  Peverelli 10:12 16 Sep 2003

I was waiting for the next round of the "please get yer grammar right" threads so that I could post that little gem.

Oh well, beaten to it ;O)

  Pesala 17:20 16 Sep 2003

Although I am a touch typist, I notice I make more errors on forums than in other work. It is due to the chat-like nature of the medium. Words that sound the same are easily mixed up.

your for you're, their for there, etc.

A good point though. All we really need is the top half of the first and last letters to make us think we know what the other person was trying to say.

  Mango Grummit 17:25 16 Sep 2003

Stanley Unwin made a living talking like this.

I know there will be a few on here who remember him ;o)

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