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Thursday, July 03, 2008

Mr. Gay Is Now A Homosexual ?

Right Wing Watch

The Dangers of Auto-Replace

In addition to blocking traffic from websites they don’t like, it looks like the web-geniuses behind the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow site have a few other tricks up their sleeves, such as automatically replacing any use of the word “gay” with the word “homosexual” in any of the AP stories they run … leading to instances in which proper names are reformatted to meet their ridiculous standard, such as this article about sprinter Tyson Gay winning the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in which he is renamed “Tyson Homosexual”:


Though AFA has since corrected its article, it looks like this auto-replace feature has been embarrassing them for quite some time now:


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