The Hunting of the Snark

27/03/2011

The little-known genius of Microsoft’s grammar check

Filed under: Snarky — Jeremy Irish @ 15:10
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I normally switch off the grammar check feature of Microsoft Word as soon as I possibly can at a new computer, but I hadn’t been aware of its potential as a valuable source of workplace entertainment. Observe:

Screen shot of Microsoft grammar check in an Outlook message

A screen shot showing Microsoft's idea of what my sentence should say; zoom in for the full effect

Yes, this particular pearl of wisdom suggests that I should replace I’m with me’m.

Detail of grammar check suggestion

?!

I really don’t know what else there is to say. Just… wow.

– The Snark

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1 Comment »

  1. Unbelievable. I’ve seen a few doozies, but this one takes the cake! Me’m astounded!

    Comment by Carol — 06/05/2011 @ 15:39 | Reply


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