Obscenities - a small tale

Discussion in 'Banter' started by chrisgl, May 9, 2017.

  1. chrisgl

    chrisgl Member

    Elsewhere the question of how to handle obscenities in the spell checker was raised.

    I use a text-to-speech program that fell foul of this in the wrong way.
    You'll know that the Americans prefer to use "ass" instead of "arse".
    I had the T-2-S program reading a certain story about animals and was confused when there was a periodic [BLEEP]

    I sent them this short example and they amended the program
    Balaam rose up in the morning, and saddled his [BLEEP], and went with the princes of Moab. God's anger was kindled because he went; and the angel of Yahweh placed himself in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his [BLEEP], and his two servants were with him. The [BLEEP] saw the angel of Yahweh standing in the way, with his sword drawn in his hand; and the [BLEEP] turned aside out of the way, and went into the field: and Balaam struck the [BLEEP], to turn her into the way.

    Well, it amused me

    chris :)
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  2. EarlyBird

    EarlyBird New Member

    Seems like software can fall off a donkey on both sides. :)
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