Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Autocorrect or Ignorance?

I confess, at first I couldn't figure out what these Twitter users were complaining about:

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But finally I realized the true object of their hatred -- it was another word with Greek roots, not the ancient physician.

Rest assured that searching "Hippocrates" on Twitter mostly turns up people who've used the name correctly. Searching "hate" and "hippocrates," on the other hand, is a sad, sad thing. Except for a couple of these:

How could anyone really hate hippo crates?

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