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XercesBlue July 15th, 2013 4:47pm

Are there any words that you use on a daily basis that your phone, email, or document spelling/grammar check consistently marks as wrong even though you are correct in your spelling/use?

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Mooo42Q Thats Nucking Futs
07/15/13 2:23 pm

I recently turned my auto correct off. Was such a pain in my asss

icytoes the tepid north
07/15/13 1:54 pm

My job has lots of acronyms (govt job), so constantly in my work email, then on my phone w/ my husband because we have our own insane language.

beanD California
07/15/13 1:39 pm

hw. Is there a different way to abbreviate "homework" that I don't know about??

jenks76 Western Kentucky
07/15/13 1:18 pm

No if it says I'm wrong it's usually right.

huskermedic Cincinnati
07/15/13 1:03 pm

I am the worlds worst speller so I don't know;)

joyfully
07/15/13 12:37 pm

My name

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Jeninerd Hoth, AK
07/15/13 11:19 am

Inupiaq. Not the same as Inupiat, auto cucumber.

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PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
07/15/13 11:01 am

I don't use it daily, but autocorrect hates when I write "Brasil"

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acavemand The Burgh
07/15/13 10:56 am

duck. shut. ashore. birch.
You can figure out for yourself what those are supposed to be.

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thndrstrike Salinas, California
07/15/13 10:54 am

I use "Herro" instead of "Hello" with my Asian friend, and will correct me to hello, then hero, then it will finally work

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sims3man68 California
07/15/13 10:48 am

My last name: Dobrofsky. My phone learned the spelling, but my computer always marks it.

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Octopus
07/15/13 10:39 am

Science words.

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Kay41 the Midwest
07/15/13 10:38 am

I swear it changes "are" to "ate" on me all the time. That has caused some awkward texts. :)

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/15/13 10:32 am

The iPad changes "its" to "it's" and "were" to "we're" all the time without regard to context. I don't even notice it any more, I just let it be wrong.

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Rob Be Safe Be Smart
07/15/13 10:34 am

I forgot about that one.
The were we're screws with me all the time.

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
07/15/13 11:02 am

"Well" is another one.

TempName14 Everywhere but nowhere
07/15/13 10:24 am

"My sons" is often changed to "my sins."

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elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/15/13 10:35 am

LOL! Is there a "story" there? ;-)

TempName14 Everywhere but nowhere
07/15/13 10:37 am

No story. My children were all conceived within wedlock.

fixitlater My Life
07/15/13 10:20 am

Tranxine. One of my sons meds.

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fixitlater My Life
07/15/13 10:22 am

Oh and it gave up. I was working too hard.

dramatic13 Tennessee
07/15/13 10:15 am

My last name. It's Italian and not very common so I see why.

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golutes
07/15/13 10:19 am

Weird. My phone doesn't correct me when I write Italian.

dramatic13 Tennessee
07/15/13 10:23 am

Maybe your auto correct and/or spellcheck is off. Or maybe it's because I'm on an ipod touch and you're on a phone?

elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/15/13 10:11 am

YES! There should be a way to program in things it reg wants to MISspell & give you a choice of correcting those or leaving it alone! "NO! I *wanted* it spelled exactly the way I just *spelled* it, tyvm!" I use colloquial terms it doesn't like, too.

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Wink
07/15/13 10:08 am

If gets changed to of a lot.
Duck that shot!

Tony SOH Founder
07/15/13 10:06 am

my spellcheck thinks I'm tiny. It's pretty rude.

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fixitlater My Life
07/15/13 10:21 am

Hmmm, programmers envy?

Kris Humidity Central
07/15/13 10:59 am

Hey, my spellcheck thinks you're Tiny too!

XercesBlue ...
07/15/13 12:18 pm

Well, to be fair, it's probably confused as to why you're talking in third person ;) Unless its from other people.. Then it becomes cruel and unusual.

kilokalex Sanity is for the weak
07/15/13 10:04 am

I have such a hard time use to will always be usta in my head.

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Rob Be Safe Be Smart
07/15/13 9:59 am

I have a love hate with mine. It has learned from me as I from it. I use the word yer sometimes. I use it for your and you're as a way to mess with the grammar police and it used to correct it as yet all the time, but now it Usually leaves it alone.

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elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/15/13 10:14 am

Well perhaps there is hope then. I got a new 5th Gen iPod Touch just a few wks ago so maybe I haven't noticed yet that is learning my idiosyncrasies. Now that you mention it, my 4th Gen may have stopped correcting some things I'd not noticed before.

Rob Be Safe Be Smart
07/15/13 10:29 am

I don't know if the Touch has it, but I also use the built in abbreviation feature. Like if I start typing out my email after the iamrob part one more letter and my whole email pops up.

elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/15/13 10:34 am

I think there a place somewhere on here to do that. I always forget about that option even on my laptop. Thanks! I'll poke around & see where that is!

elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/15/13 10:39 am

On iPod Touch: Settings > General > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Add New Shortcut

elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/15/13 10:44 am

It constantly wants "correct" knit/crochet abbreviations. I'm inserting the abbreviation in both places so it won't change the abbreviation when I use it to something else, just the ones I use most often in pattern notes.

elianastar Gab.ai FreeSpeech
07/15/13 10:45 am

Will do same for my other "Star language" terms it always wants to change. :-) Thanks!

dahawwl Texas
07/15/13 9:57 am

Mostly names

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blujay5678
07/15/13 9:53 am

I hate it it always changes yo to do

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raywygo Pittsburgh
07/15/13 9:53 am

My phone loves to change hell to he'll and well to we'll.

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craizer
07/15/13 9:51 am

It always tries to change well into we'll

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XercesBlue ...
07/15/13 9:53 am

Love it lol

eLucidate writing
07/15/13 10:21 am

I have to write that for every paper in my arguments class, Word thinks that exigencies is the only acceptable form.

mikeey1962 on SOH where else
07/15/13 9:49 am

Yes, even after I recorrect it.. Dumb spell check...

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