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Monday, July 04, 2011

Spell Checker Gone Mad

I was trying to write "towards" on my iPhone. It first suggested I meant to write "roasted," and then thought it must be "dowager" that I was after.

What the hey?

5 comments:

  1. Perhaps you have your spell checker set to American English ("toward") as opposed to British English ("towards")?

    Be that the case or not, I do admire the spell checker. That needless, extraneous "s" on "toward" and similar words bugs the fuck out of me.

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  2. Those "extra" s's were put in their by the State, Tom, to keep would-be revolutionaries worked up over trivialities.

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  3. Did the state misspell "there" for you too? ;-)

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  4. No, that was courtesy of Apple.

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  5. Well, I won't object to that any more then. The trufry market has spoken.

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