Sent to me by my friend Jean (and not her spelling, I should add):
I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrdwaht I was rdgnieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid. Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer inwaht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh? Yaeh. And I awlyas thought slpeling was ipmorantt!
Okay. Spelling might not matter much to reading. Maybe not even to readers. It matters a whole hell of a lot to editors. Warning to the wise.