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Subject:Removing words from spell checkers From:Alexander Von_obert <avobert -at- TWH -dot- MSN -dot- SUB -dot- ORG> Date:Mon, 20 Nov 1995 11:35:00 +0100
* Antwort auf eine Nachricht von Kat Nagel/MasterWork an All am 18.11.95
KN> From: Kat Nagel/MasterWork <katnagel -at- eznet -dot- net>
KN> Stacey asked:
KN> >What words do y'all regularly delete from your spell-checkers?
KN> And why?
KN> Actually, some deletions are extremely helpful.
KN> Many times my attack of fumblethumb will produce a perfectly
KN> good English word.
I do even more weird things with my Winword 6 spelling checker, e.g. check
During the first runs I build a list of words I think are correct. You will
not believe what rubbish gathers there when you sort this list and look
through it! Variant hyphenation (remember I write in German), words excluded
from the terminology list, synonyms and lots more.
During final editing, I use the spelling checker to remove such problems.
Greetings from Germany,
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