Re: Handbood for poof readers: The Final Chapter

Subject: Re: Handbood for poof readers: The Final Chapter
From: Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 08:32:49 +0000

> What on earth is a Russian unit of weight (approx 36 pounds) doing in an
> English spellchecker that can't recognize a simple four-letter word like
> 'poof'. Any kid who's ever read the illustrated edition of Cinderella
> knows what 'poof' means! It's the sound the pumpkin makes when the fairy
> godmother waves her wand and turns the veggie into a fancy coach surrounded
> by a cloud of stardust. Geeesh!

Hey, Kat, you think that's bad -- the spellchecker that comes with
the web authoring software HotDot Pro does not recognize the word
"internet."

Tracy


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Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
Stillwater, Oklahoma

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to me and not ODVTE.

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