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This is my test blog. (AKA Google Chrome Spell Check Stinks!)

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Notice: Don't let the yellow links bother you- it is a demo of my "Word Links Gold" mod. (And don't worry, the yellow background isn't by default.)

Hello [you], welcome to my blog.

This is only a test to see how some mods may effect blogs. It is only a test. There will be no profound statements nor sharing of intimate secrets here. There will however be a rant. Google Chrome is a great web browser but that said it has one horrible flaw. Its spell checker is the worst I've ever seen and that includes the spell checker I used way back in my Apple II days on whatever they considered a word processor at the time.

You would think Google who obviously has the algorithm already to know what you mean when you misspell a word in a Google search should be able to find the word I mean when spell checking in Chrome- but this is never the case. Far too often I need to open a new tab and actually go to Google and type in a word I know I misspelled and find the correct spelling that way.

Case in point was "intimate" from the first paragraph. I pronounce it in my head as "int-ter-ment" and so I was trying spelling like: intament, intiment, intimint, interment (which is actually a word but I knew wasn't the right spelling.) Right clicking on these words gave me suggestions but none were close to what I was looking for.

If I had truly mangled the word beyond hope I would understand if Google Chrome's spell checker couldn't manage. The most annoying part however is when I simply go to Google.com search and they immediately know the word I was looking for. If I put the word into a spell checker on Microsoft Word, they know the word I'm looking for too. In fact virtually every other spell checker out there knew what I was trying to spell, but Chrome did not.

I hope Google fixes this flaw in an otherwise well designed browser.

Rant over. Blog test over. Thank you for reading.

PS - Don't anger the Honey Badger!



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  1. BirdOPrey5's Avatar
    Just a comment to test the Word Links Gold again. This should link to JUOT, my off-topic forum.

    And don't worry those "auto link notices" can also be disabled if you want.
  2. BirdOPrey5's Avatar
    Welcome [you], thanks for reading my blog... enjoy!
  3. jcgriff2's Avatar
    OK... how long before I either figure this out or you tell me? I'll settle for a good hint.


    There will be no profound statements nor sharing of intimate secrets here.
    Not why I came here. Others can do that just fine w/o my help.

    I've seen too many 0xc5 crashes lately. Try IE x64.
  4. BirdOPrey5's Avatar
    So this is a test of Word Links Blogs csv file. It talks about jager (short for Jagermeister) which you can drink colder than ice through you very own Tap Machine!