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Old 02-14-2010, 09:16 PM   #1
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Memorable OCR errors

Here's a thread where we might share the most memorable OCR errors that we encounter.

Today I've been finding the phrase

Quote:
not e-book
instead of "note-book." It seemed almost appropriate.

But my favourite one, so far, is

Quote:
She fled into his anus
which should have been:

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She fled into his arms
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Old 02-14-2010, 09:21 PM   #2
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Here's a thread where we might share the most memorable OCR errors that we encounter.

Today I've been finding the phrase



instead of "note-book." It seemed almost appropriate.

But my favourite one, so far, is



which should have been:


I've always known that OCR errors were a pain in the ......

I common one I have run across is reading tune for time. "There's no tune left..."
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In my Penguin epub copy of the "Portable Nietzsche" there are frequent passages critical of "cod". (Apparently that fish is dead!)
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Gotta love those old "s"es that look like "f"s.
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'burns' as 'bums' can be quite entertaining .
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