Take a look at this paragraph. Can you read what it says? All the letters have been jumbled (mixed). Only the first and last letter of ecah word is in the right place:
Can you raed tihs? Olny 55 plepoe out of 100 can.
If you can read this, your brain is 50% faster than those who can’t.
I cnduo’t bvleiee taht I culod aulaclty uesdtannrd waht I was rdnaieg.
أنطق اللون و ليس الكلمة
Unisg the icndeblire pweor of the hmuan mnid, aocdcrnig to rseecrah at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno’t mttaer in waht oderr the lterets in a wrod are, the olny irpoamtnt tihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in the rhgit pclae.
The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it whoutit a pboerlm. Tihs is bucseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey ltteer by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Aaznmig, huh? Yaeh and I awlyas tghhuot slelinpg was ipmorantt! See if yuor fdreins can raed tihs too.
Solo di el color, no la palabra
Conflicto de hemisferios cerebrales:
La parte derecha de tu cerebro intenta decir el colorpero la parte izquierda insiste en leer la palabra.
Observes cette liste et dites la COULEUR de chaque mot, pas le mot lui-même
La partie droite de votre cerveau essaye de dire la couleur
alors que la partie gauche insiste pour lire le mot…
Anglish | Anglo-Saxon linguistic purism
is a kind of English linguistic purism, which favors words of native (Anglic, West Germanic) origin over those of foreign (mainly Romanic, Latin and Greek) origin. In its mild form, it merely means using existing native words instead of foreign ones. In its more extreme form, it involves coining new words from Germanic roots and/or reviving native words that are no longer used.)
Early Modern English
In the 16th and 17th centuries, controversy over unnecessary foreign borrowings (known as “inkhorn terms“) was rife. Writers were introducing many complicated words, mainly from Latin and Greek. Critics saw this as unnecessary and pretentious, arguing that English already had words with identical meanings. However, many of the new words gained an equal footing with the native Germanic words, and often replaced them.
Writers such as Thomas Elyot flooded their writings with foreign borrowings, whilst writers such as John Cheke sought to keep their writings “pure”. Cheke wrote:
I am of this opinion that our own tung should be written cleane and pure, unmixt and unmangeled with borowing of other tunges; wherein if we take not heed by tiim, ever borowing and never paying, she shall be fain to keep her house as bankrupt.
In reaction, some writers either tried to deliberately resurrect older English words (gleeman for musician, sicker for certainly, inwit for conscience, yblent for confused) or create wholly new words from Germanic roots (endsay for conclusion, yeartide for anniversary, foresayer for prophet). Few of these words remain in common use.
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The European Union commissioners have agreed to adopt English as the preferred language for European communication. The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the EU, rather than German, which was the second possibility.
Having chosen English as the preferred language in the EEC, the European Parliament has commissioned a feasibility study in ways of improving efficiency in communications between Government departments.
European officials have often pointed out that English spelling is unnecessarily difficult; for example: cough, plough, rough, through and thorough. What is clearly needed is a phased program of changes to iron out these anomalies. The program would, of course, be administered by a committee staff at top level by participating nations.
As part of the negotiations, the British government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a five-year phased plan for what will be known as “EuroEnglish” (Euro for short).
In the first year, Her Majesty’s government disclosed that “s” will be used instead of the soft “c”. Sertainly, sivil servants will reseive this news with joy. Also, the hard “c” will be replaced with “k”. Not only will this klear up konfusion, but typewriters kan have one less letter.
There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year, when it is announsed that the troublesome ‘ph’ would henseforth be replaced by ‘f’. This will make words like “fotograf” 20 per sent shorter.
In the 3rd year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to reach the stage where more komplikated changes are possible. Governments will enkourage the removal of double letters, which have always ben a deterent to akurate speling. Also, al wil agre that the horible mes of the silent “e”‘s in the languag is disgrasful, and they should go away. Therfor we kould drop them and kontinu to read and writ as though nothing had hapend.
By the fourth year, peopl wil be reseptiv to steps sutch as replasing ‘th’ by ‘z’ and “w” by “v”. Perhaps zen ze funktion of ‘w’ kould be taken on by ‘v’, vitsh is, after al, half a ‘w’.
Shortly after zis, ze unesesary ‘o’ kould be dropd from vords kontaining ‘ou’. Similar changes vud of kors be aplid to ozer kombinations of leters.
Kontinuing zis proses yer after yer, ve vud eventuli hav a reli sensibl riten styl. Zer vud be no mor trubls, difikultis and evrivun vud find it ezi tu understand ech ozer.
Und efter ze fifz yer, ZE DREMS OF ZE GUVERMNT VUD FINALI HAV KUM TRU!
Ve vil al be speking German like zey vunted in ze forst plas.