Virgin Media's electronic programme guide's filter has gone into overdrive.
Over recent days, subscribers to the firm's TV and radio services have been offered the highlights of the "Manchester City v A***nal" game and "Jarvis C**ker's Sunday Service".
Meanwhile, movie lovers could tune into The 39 Steps, a "Hitchc**k remake".
In a statement, a Virgin Media spokeswoman said: "The altered titles have been swiftly an*lysed and we're fixing any remaining glitches."
The firm blamed an "overzealous profanity checker" for the fault.
Subscribers have been posting screenshots of the mistakes on Twitter.
Other examples include the Will Smith movie "Hanc**k", the panel show "Never Mind the Buzzc**ks" and the The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff, a "Charles D***ens" spoof.
Secondly, I definitely do not vouch for a "freedom of spelling", if I may use that term. The spelling and the shape of words are formed in a way that allows foreigners and Englishmen alike to understand the meaning.
Especially when you have the homonyms in place.
He held back the queue.
He held back the cue.
this reminds me of the old joke...
A young Englishman asks his father, "Father, must a gentleman know Greek?"
"It is sufficient to have forgotten it."
Spelling is necessary, lest spell check let stand a word that means completely different than what the author intended -- could have serious legal and medical consequences.
In medicine the different between hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are night and day. Precision in language is required in a number of professions and therefore,
spelling must be taught in the lower grades.
Spelling and grammar only matter if you want to be understood.
He should try saying that to the editor of a newspaper on which I once worked. Every week we got a pile of job applications and there was a simple rule: if they contained a single spelling mistake, they went straight in the bin.
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heres only wun problem if there not gunna teach kids how to spell there own language and use the apostrophe. No one will have a klew wot there on about, innit?
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However, they notice when you are almost two years late to the discussion..
They should adopt the use of 'c' to mean 'ch' as in Italian,
The European Commission has at last agreed that English will be the official language of Europe, rather than German, which until now has been a strong contender. In recognition of this the British government has agreed to the following improvements to the language, which will be introduced over a five year period. In the first year s will replace the soft c. This will sertainly make sivil servants happy. The hard c will be dropped in favour of k. This will reduse konfusion and keyboards will need one less letter. There will be growing enthusiasm in the sekond year, when the troublesome ph will be replased by f; this will make words like fotograf 20 per sent shorter. In the third year publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to reash the stage where more komplikated shanges are possible. Governments will enkourage the removal of double leters, wish has always ben a deterent to akurate speling. Also, al wil agre that the horible mes of the silent e in the languag is disgrasful and should be don away with. By the fourth year peopl will be reseptiv to steps sush as replasing th with z and w with v. During the fifz year ze unesesary o can be droped from words containing ou, and similar shanges vud of kors be aplid to ozer kombinations of leters. After zis fifz yer ve vil hav a sinsibl riten styl. Zer wil be no mor trubl or difikultis and evrivun vil find it ezi tu understand ech ozer. Ze drem vil finali kum tru!