Python for a 10-14 years old?

MyHaz at
Thu Mar 24 09:49:17 CET 2005

Well i don't know of any tutorials but i thought of a cool little
"assignment" that might interest someone of that age assuming english
is her first language. Its a neat little trick with english and the way
that we proccess letter combinations (or should i say permuations). But
a program that turned proper english into this, might be neat.

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in
waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht
the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a
toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae
the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a

the algo whold be something like

for word in file
   print word

She could enjoy sending letters like this, neat secrete codes for a
nine year old ;)


- Haz

P.S. I just had my friend read it and his native tongue is chinese, so
might work for other languages too.

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