Mind Jogging Generator

by Mar 20, 2019

The human mind can read sentences even if the characters are scrambled as long as the first and last letter of each word stays intact. Here is a PowerShell function to try out for yourself. It takes a sentence and scrambles the characters except for the first and last characters:

function Convert-Text
      $Text = 'Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.'
    $words = $Text -split ' '

    $newWords = foreach($word in $words)
        if ($word.Length -le 2)
            $firstChar = $word[0]
            $lastChar = $word[-1]
            $charLen = $word.Length -2
            $inbetween = $word[1..$charLen]
            $chars = $inbetween | Get-Random -Count $word.Length 
            $inbetweenScrambled = $chars -join ''

    $newWords -join ' '

When you do not submit text, a sample sentence is used. Can you guess what it means?

PS C:\> Convert-Text
Ealry to bed and erlay to rsie maeks a man hylhtea, wlhtaey and wies.  

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