letter order in words
- To: "Fairtest" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: letter order in words
- From: "Susan Ohanian" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 13:26:44 -0400
This was just posted on a literacy list. Interesting and kind of amazing, isn't it? So why do we torture kids with spelling? I find it fascinating that the jumble doesn't even slow down the reading much. Maybe this explains why I am such a lousy proof reader.
If you haven't yet seen the cartoon of Rod Paige in his red cowboy boots, you should check out NCLB cartoons. This cartoon represents extensive research on my part: Paige is reported to be proud of his red boots.
Transposers, need not worry
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
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