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Andoriccg to a recesarh at Cdabmirge Unirtvsiey, it dseon't mettar in waht oredr the lerttes in a wrod are. The olny itponamrt tnihg is taht the fisrt and lsat letetr be in the rhgit plcae. The rset can be a tatol mses and you can sitll raed it woutiht prlebom. Tihs is bacseue the huamn mnid deos not raed evrey leettr by iteslf, but the wrod as a wlohe.
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