Scientists aim to harness the humour of autocorrect

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The professor was inspired to carry out a study into the unintentional humour of predictive text mistakes after falling victim to an erroneous email sign off.

…His paper, Let Everything Turn Well in Your Wife: Generation of Adult Humour Using Lexical Constraints, rated the humour levels of numerous rogue autocorrects such as “meet at the bum stop”, which is consider funny and “just off from berk . . . sorry I mean work” which was rated as less entertaining.

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