Category Archives: Innapropriate voice translations

Gay Day and Sex for Six

Some of the voice recognition errors in today’s post are off color, so don’t read this if you feel you may be easily offended. Reminder:  these are software blunders, not anything intentionally inappropriate that I typed.  But I admit, I … Continue reading

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Just Your Standard Rape, Nothing Special

Sometimes, the translation is not just wrong, but seriously embarrassing.  Here are two recent voice recognition errors that stood out: What I actually said to my computer: We’re having trouble with our e-mails. How my voice software translated it:  We’re … Continue reading

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We’re in a Mess of Schmidt

Here’s one more memorable voice recognition blunder story from fellow NaturallySpeaking user Ed.  This time: not from using Dragon NaturallySpeaking.  Ed’s story: I was watching the Armistice Day service on television and found that my son had managed to turn … Continue reading

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Gotta Get Them Czechs!

I recently posted humorous errors from fellow voice recognition software users who frequent a voice software users forum (KnowBrainer).  Here’s another, this time from long-time NaturallySpeaking user Ed. What Ed said to his computer:    The cheques will be re-issued What … Continue reading

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Just Stripping Along Down the Road…

And speaking of Dragon NaturallySpeaking having trouble with names, here’s a classic example of why you must reread your voice-recognized writing before showing it or sending it.  A slight misunderstanding by the software can create gross misunderstandings in the workplace: … Continue reading

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You’re in Urine

What I actually said to my computer: You’re in for it. How my voice software translated it:  Urine for it.

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No Wisecracks

What I actually said to my computer: Thanks again! How my voice software translated it:  Thongs again! I’m not sure if it’s an exclamation of joy or exasperation about the thongs … translate as you wish.

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Unaware in My Underwear

Though I’ve just upgraded to the newest version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the voice recognition errors still occur.  Yes, DNS version 11 is better—a good investment.  But a background noise while I’m dictating, or a rushed or slurred spoken phrase, can … Continue reading

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Happy perjury in today’s voice recognition errors

Two new software errors for you— I say “assignment allocation” it types “as I am an allocation.” And a funny one… Continue reading

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Oh boy, this voice software is something

What said was “my voice software…” but what I got: “my boy software” Continue reading

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Today’s Voice Software Error: a little potty humor?

What I actually said: “addendum.” What my voice recognition software heard: “again dump.”
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Fave Voice Recognition Errors of the Week

Three voice typos worth sharing: “She’s in a bit of a pickle” became “Cheese and a bit of a pickle” and… Continue reading

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