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Prue Raper

                      Crazy subtitles                       

 

Have you ever put subtitles up on television and watched what the automatic voice recognition system thinks has been said?  Here are some examples; please let me have any others you have noticed by e-mail.  Click here to contact me.

 

(at a debate in Rochester with all parties) ... "the green candle [candidate] came
out with a sparky performance..."
(of the Lord Mayor leaving a banquet for the House of Commons) "... the Lord Mayor
came in his whiteshire..." [shirt]
(of a jihadist) "... to fight for a lark" [Allah]
(Town Crier in Rochester) "Welcome to watch a stir." [Rochester]
(at sea after bad weather) "... we have written [ridden] the storm..."
(on women bishops) "... the first diasies to Jews..." [diocese to choose]
(a man with a) "northern accident" [accent]