Wesley Harry Feb. 5, 2006, 12:09 a.m. (Message 44139)
Re: Eccles Rant - No Answers?
Surely you mean misspelt? Wes ----- Original Message ----- From: "John Chambers" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com>; "SCD news and discussion" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2006 5:52 PM Subject: Re: Eccles Rant - No Answers? >| Spelling no problem, most of us have an auto edit function when it comes >= > | to not quite correct and skip right past it. > > It turns out this is quite literally true. There was a > study of the readability of misspelled (mispeled?) words > last year, and the main conclusion was that as long as the > first and last letter of each word (or maybe two for longer > words) are correct, most people can read garbled text quite > easily. > > So "ecclestiaclial" and "ecclesiastical" look the same to > most of us, unless we take a closer look. > >