Date: 10/31/19 6:05 pm From: John Dillon <kisforkryptonite...> Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] Millet for sparrows
I’d have to say my all-time favorite was a year or so ago when someone was asking, “Has anyone seen the ani today?” But “ani” had been autocorrected to “anus,” which made for a COMPLETELY different inquiry altogether.
> On Oct 31, 2019, at 7:55 PM, janine robin <janinerobin1982...> wrote:
> Trying to compliment a male birder on his checklist...the message read was
> 'I really liked your lust" instead of list....I was very embarrassed.
> Rosalie, no worries, got a nice chuckle out of your faux pas.
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2019, 7:01 PM James V Remsen <najames...> wrote:
>> Roselie/LABIRD: we’ve all been the victims of auto-correct on LABIRD or
>> elsewhere, so all is forgiven. In fact, we might start a glossary of
>> frequently auto-corrected terms to have handy for translation. So far, I
>> can think of:
>> “rectories” = rectrices
>> “empires” = empids
>> I know there are others.
>> Dr. J. V. Remsen
>> Prof. of Natural Science and Curator of Birds
>> Museum of Natural Science/Dept. Biological Sciences
>> LSU, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
>>> On Oct 31, 2019, at 6:23 PM, Roselie Overby <rosebird8791...>
>>> I just saw my earlier message about the DE Junco that I typed on my
>>> Darn autocorrect had it feeding on mullet! White proso millet is the
>>> preferred food. Two more White-throated Sparrows joined the other this
>>> Roselie Overby