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Spell Checker

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Spell Checker

      "Ode to the Spell Chequer!"

Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marques four my revue
Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.
Eye strike a key and type a word
And weight four it two say
Weather eye am wrong oar write
It shows me strait a weigh.
As soon as a mist ache is maid
It nose bee fore two long
And eye can put the error rite
Its rare lea ever wrong.
Eye have run this poem threw it
I am shore your pleased two no
Its letter perfect awl the weigh
My chequer tolled me sew.
--Anon.
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Re: Spell Checker

Spoken with a Yokshu Accent...  Brilliant   Cheesy
Was it "owd Sam" who wrote a column in the YEP ? in the vernacular Yokshu Accent ?
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@ op Grin Grin Grin

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Re: Spell Checker

Do you think they used the same voice recognition software that's used for live subtitlies to generate that?
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I first started using PCs in about 1995, and even then this poem was still doing the rounds... Grin
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About 15 years ago, I created a whole story out of what happened when I put my colleagues' names through Word's spillchucker:
http://www.thejudge.me.uk/Not_blog/Spelcheckia/Spelcheckia_prologue.htm
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It's a good job I don't eat breakfast - my screen would be covered in Corn Flakes. Grin
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@thejudge  thank you for posting. very good Smiley