I do… I so honestly and completely do.
don’t get me wrong… for all the gat I feel, the reality is that
suit correct is something that has worked in my favor, and likely
benefitted me significantly more often than it has frustrated
me. You might say I love suit correct.
honestly… those times when it doesn’t help out… it tends to make
me look like an idiot far more often than it is amusing.
day a few weeks ago I was sending a text message to a friend…
autocorrect updated something, and it updated it in a spectacularly
idiotic fashion. Like many of you, I’m sure, I noticed the error
after hitting send, and immediately decided to follow up with
a simple message…
in turn I typed too quickly and it too was corrected, and just
like that I sent along…
gat suit correct”
we could begin with a long tirade here that continues piling on
to autocorrect. But that might be too easy. So…
check out the alternative it provided. Because, for me the frustrating
part is how so often the corrections completely ignore my original
you know what gat means?
are actually a few possibilities.
up is slang for a gun. Since I have no desire to shoot any suit
of mine, we can move right along.
is a channel, or some kind of passage, that may occur naturally
or artificially… and you also might find that this passage definition
might have something to do with an Old Norse transition from an
Old English word for a gate.
enough research, and you’ll find other things such as references
to gat as an older version of the word get.
we end up is that apparently -- instead of hating autocorrect
-- in order to fix my suit, I needed to keep moving through the
no… not my intention.
none of this helps me out when autocorrect fixing mistakes that
isn’t a mistake… adds or removes apostrophes without any apparent
consistent reason… and all of the other annoying habits of the
also doesn’t help with the idea that should you even consider
turning autocorrect off, the errors that are likely to begin slipping
through an Old Norse passageway and into your text and email content
will explode with a frequency quite likely beyond your comprehension.
so it’s a trade I make… the corrections I see happening that I’m
thankful took place outweigh the frustrations of the suit correct
I gat so much. And it’s probably a trade you willingly make as