proof-reading fun

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Fri Apr 1 18:48:02 UTC 2005

Page Stephens <hpst at EARTHLINK.NET> contributes:
A few years ago The New Scientist reported that a voice recognition program
interpreted the word diarrhea as dire rear.

Makes sense to me.

This kind of thing happens so often that I hardly ever mention it unless it
is really, REALLY appropriate. We call them speakos.

-- Mark
[I talk, Dragon NaturallySpeaking types, I correct. Neither of us is

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