Autocorrected text messages: A sound defense for murder?

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Autocorrected text messages: A sound defense for murder?.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/02/a0gOXQ.jpg[/newsimage]Autocorrected text message mistakes have become such a common occurrence that they have several webpages dedicated to capitalizing on the humor they provide. In one recent case, however, a smartphone’s dictionary made an error that allegedly led to a bloody altercation between friends that left one of them dead and the other facing charges of manslaughter.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/autocorrected-text-messages-a-sound-defense-for-murder-40155/](http://www.myce.com/news/autocorrected-text-messages-a-sound-defense-for-murder-40155/)


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Nutter definition…
Brit informal : a crazy or strange person : nut â–ª He’s a complete nutter.

I guess it fits them both perfectly!


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If it was a Nokia, it is likely a word the user manually added to its dictionary, such as from a previously sent text. On my Nokia 5800, if I type the keys for “mutter” in predictive text mode, it comes up with “mutter”. Pressing the * button to select alternatives, brings up “muttes” and “Spell”, which means to manually key in the letters without prediction.


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They’re both absolute nutters!
Normal people don’t kill eachother over a phone message typo, no matter what it says.

See what drugs does to you, kids?
Or perhaps they’re both just incredibly stupid, and I’m suggesting single digit IQ’s :wink:


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[QUOTE=debro;2575608]They’re both absolute nutters!
Normal people don’t kill eachother over a phone message typo, no matter what it says.
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My thoughts exactly! :iagree:

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