OCR "arms" > "anus"

Neal Whitman nwhitman at AMERITECH.NET
Thu May 15 00:11:57 UTC 2014

My mom heard about this on "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me," found the story,
and passed it on. OCR software has trouble distinguishing "arms" from
"anus" in older texts, yielding examples such as "crying for sheer joy
as she took him in her anus."


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