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Stimulating cross-border Cupertino sea sponge

The History of Autocorrect
...some of the calls were quite tricky, and one of the trickiest involved the issue of obscenity. On one hand, Word didn't want to seem priggish; on the other, it couldn't very well go around recommending the correct spelling of mothrefukcer. Microsoft was sensitive to these issues. The solution lay in expanding one of spell-check's most special lists, bearing the understated title: “Words which should neither be flagged nor suggested.”
posted by frimble on Jul 23, 2014 - 78 comments

Her finger got stuck where, now?

The 25 funniest AutoCorrects of 2012, from Damn You, AutoCorrect (previously)
posted by Clustercuss on Dec 19, 2012 - 112 comments

"the better Autocorrect gets, the more we will come to rely on it"

Auto Crrect Ths! by James Gleick [NYTimes.com]
posted by Fizz on Aug 5, 2012 - 44 comments

The 25 Funniest 'Damn You Autocorrect!' Entries of the Website's First Year

The 25 Funniest Autocorrects of the 'Damn You Autocorrect!' website's First Year anniversary. [Previously]
posted by ericb on Dec 10, 2011 - 92 comments

I'll be there in 5 minstrels

Damn you, Autocorrect!
posted by hermitosis on Nov 7, 2010 - 163 comments

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