One of the favorite websites I read is “Regret the Error.” It makes me feel a bit better when I screw things up. As hard as we try, even with spellcheck and editors, mistakes still happen. Sometimes, spell check is the source of the problem. I still remember with some fondness an 8-page paper I once received from a student on “Attention Defecate Disorder.”
A UK style guide requires automatically replacing ‘The Queen” with the name of “Queen Elizabeth.” So… this happened. WIN.
I turned off the autocorrect features of both my phone and my computer word processing programs, but I’m thinking I might be missing out.
What is the best typo you’ve seen this year? Do you enjoy the Random Word Salad Zen of autocorrect? Or does it just annoy you?
The Afternoon Inquisition (or AI) is a question posed to you, the Skepchick community. Look for it to appear Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3pm ET.
Featured image courtesy of DamnYouAutocorrect. If they have an image use policy, I couldn’t find it.