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February 13, 1989


By CBR Staff Writer

Jolly little tale from the Daily Telegraph’s Peterborough column relates that a scientific researcher at Cambridge wrote his report on an Apple Computer Macintosh, ran the thing through the spellchecker once he’d finished, and it highlighted the word Thatcherite: instead of telling the stupid thing to shut up and get on with its work, he asked it to look for the closest approximation in its Lexicon – but the Immaculate Misconception Rules OK – There is no alternative, it said.

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