Excavating Her Marks?

Carrying forth from yesterday’s example of the trouble with punctuation, here’s a doozy of a blunder the voice software made while I was writing some fiction:

What I actually said to my computer: “I love her!”
How my voice software translated it   “I love her excavation mark”

First, it wrongly assumed that my spoken “exclamation mark” should not actually be the “!” character. Second, it got the word “exclamation” wrong, thus “excavation.”

Definitely the kind of error you want to catch before submitting the story to a publisher.

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