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Jan 2, 2013 10:26 AM

Auto Corrected Foods

There is a website for auto correct snafu's, but this relates to chow issues. what kind of problems have you encountered. I just tried to post the following:

We have a lot of asian influence in Hawaii and traditional New Years Eve food include sashimi or poke, mochi , and noodles such as chowmein.

What I got before I caught it was this:

We have a lot of asian influence in Hawaii and traditional New Years Eve food include sashimi or poke, MOCHA , and noodles such as SNOWMEN.

What kind of issues have you faced? Salted instead of sautéed? Needed instead of kneaded?

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    1. Cudgel instead of kugel ... for those who like to punish themselves with food?

      1. chowmein turned into that? somen I could sort of understand.

        I hate auto-correct.

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        1. re: hill food

          "I hate auto-correct."

          It can be turned off in the preferences on your phone/device.

          1. re: ttoommyy

            usually, yes, but not on my dumbphone®, ehh I rarely text anyway.

            I sort of resent that the default is the auto-correct and not just accepting it as typed, thereby leaving the burden on me to turn off something I never wanted anyway.

            I try to reply with a simple 'No' and it turns into 'onion'. maybe I should run with that.

        2. "Pig oil" cookies for pignoli cookies. From my brother a few days before Christmas. We couldn't stop saying it on Christmas day when we were all together. It will become a tradition.

          "Edison salt" for iodized salt. My friend texted this one to me from Scotland and for months I thought it was some kind of salt found in Europe.

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          1. re: ttoommyy

            When my daughter was little she once asked me about idiotized salt.

            1. My old version of MS Word, the spell checker wanted to change "calamari" to "calmer". In my new version, this has been fixed :)

              3 Replies
              1. re: iluvcookies

                MSWord usually tries to change my Germanic name into "Schlemiel" - and "that song ain't so very far from wrong".

                1. re: hill food

                  Schlemiel, Schlamazel, Hasenpfeffer, Incorporated.
                  (we're gonna do it)

                  Sorry to plant the ear worm, but you started it.

                  1. re: sunshine842

                    well good morning to you too starshine, the earth says hello
                    You twinkle above us, we twinkle below