Thursday, November 17, 2016

This 'N That, Friday Edition


It's Friday, somewhere.  So let's get started.

Here’s a trick to test your skills.

If you can read this OUT LOUD you have a strong mind.  And better than that: Alzheimer's is a long, long way down the road before it ever gets anywhere near you!
 
7H15                    M3554G3
 53RV35          7O      PR0V3
 H0W         0UR      M1ND5      C4N
 D0         4M4Z1NG       7H1NG5!
 1MPR3551V3            7H1NG5!
 
1N        7H3       B3G1NN1NG
 17        WA5      H4RD      BU7
 N0W,       0N    7H15       LIN3
 Y0UR         M1ND      1S
 R34D1NG 17         4U70M471C4LLY
 W17H0U7            3V3N
 7H1NK1NG      4B0U7     17,
 
 
B3      PROUD!        0NLY
 C3R741N          P30PL3     C4N
 R3AD           7H15!
 
PL3453         F0RW4RD     1F
 U      C4N      R34D      7H15.

 
I cdnuolt blveiee that I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd what I was rdanieg.  The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid, aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mtaetr in what oerdr the ltteres in a word are, the olny iproamtnt tihng is that the frsit and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae.  The rset can be a taotl mses and you can still raed it whotuit a pboerlm.  This is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the word as a wlohe.  Azanmig huh?  

Okay, don't lie.  It took you a couple of tries.  Amiright?

h/t:  Don Lewison


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Talk about weird, how about this tweet from two years ago, re: The 2016 World Series.  You'll find the story here:

2016 World Series.

Cubs vs Indians

And then the world will end with the score tied in game seven in extra innings