Monday, October 12, 2009

Creativity Tips: Read It. Again.

Really careful proofreading is good because 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?

So, proof carefully. But the next time you pick up a printed piece and see a typo, remember: Siht Hpapens.


Batman said...

Fascinating. I bet your spellcheck had fits when it saw you were going to leave that as is.

Jan said...

I drive spellcheck nuts quite a bit. With ellipses. Incomplete sentences. Words like "ohhhhhh...."

For a minute, I thought you were a long-lost high school friend -- his last name really is Batman. :-)