Spellchecking software is a useful tool… except when it isn’t.

Microsoft Word’s “helpful” spelling and grammar suggestions offer everything from bad grammar and wacky word substitutions to suggestions that actually change the meaning of a text (no, Word, “blacker women” is not the same thing as “more black women,” for the love of God). I’m always coming across howlers like this one:

Palestin Ian


For years I’ve been threatening to start a Tumblr and collect them.

Well, I’ve finally gone and done it. You can read them all at Seriously, Spellcheck?— and don’t forget to send me your own screenshots!