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Word’s Autocorrect: A Menace

Microsoft Word’s Autocorrect feature has long been hazardous. For example, it will change (c) to ©, turning a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit corporation into a 501©3 corporation. 281 more words

Microsoft Word

Why Autocorrect Sucks

Woo, it’s been a long time since I posted, and now it’s a pretty useless post. Yay!

So you know autocorrect, that often strange and usually wrong thing on phones and computers that helps you spell words correctly? 346 more words

Life 'n' Stuff

LOVE POEM, WRITTEN IN HASTE

(with Autocorrect turned on)

O what Brave New Worm is this
That holes you, my sweet darting love?
I see you in the stairs that twinkle… 78 more words

Odds And Sods

Being The Dreaded Mother-In-Law (Part-2) G-uno

The thing that worries me the most about becoming a mother-in-law is the fact that we are never truly able to see ourselves through the eyes of another person. 395 more words

Groupthink

Modern Dating and Autocorrect

A short-and-sweet post today as this tweet made me laugh. In case the photo doesn’t come through on your device, it says:

Modern dating is having to delete and re-type a word six times because autocorrect kept capitalizing it and you were going for casual.

Autocorrect Fail: Woman Gets Blind Girl on Cake Instead of Blonde

Marie Seggie recently asked a friend to bake a cake for her daughter Laura’s 21st birthday and even requested a “wee blonde girl” resembling Laura on top of it. 106 more words

Features

Is It Just Me Or Has Autocorrect Gotten Worse Lately?

We’ve all had it happen. You’re typing away on your iPhone when autocorrect shifts the entire tone of your chat.

“Ducks” become “dicks” or “f**ks” become “ducks”.  152 more words

TC

Chanamaro reblogged this on chanamaro and commented:

"...We joke, but in the age of texting (let alone sexting), any change to our algorithmical spelling safety net can be disastrous..." - original author