I have a spelling chequer…

…which seems to be a little confused:

no suggestions for correct spelling of "suggestions"

(The fact that the “match case” box is ticked is a red herring. That was for an earlier “search and replace” operation.)

Maybe I should point out that although I complain about the results of automatic translation and correction programs, I still find them relatively useful. And amusing, of course.

back to the narrator

It’s been a while since I mentioned poets and narrators on the blog, but Google has prompted me to return to this hobby horse of mine as it seems that the ad selector is just as likely as the novice reader to confuse the writer with the narrator of a poem.

I’ve been looking through some old emails and found one a friend sent me a while back with a poem in it for me to comment on. The poem contained the phrase “slipped disc”.
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