Homosexual eases into 100 final at Olympic trials

So, the far-right group American Family Association is one of apparently many right-wing groups that use auto-correct to replace potentially offensive (to them at least) words in articles posted to their news streams.  I don’t even know if it’s legal to take an AP article and auto-replace words like that.

Well, the AFA has a problem with the word "gay" and so they auto-replace it with the word "homosexual".  (Any of you following the Olympic trials can see where this is going.)  Trouble is that "gay" isn’t always used to mean homosexual.  Not only can it mean happy, it also happens to be a not uncommon last name.  Such is the case with Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay.  Which of course leads us to the utterly hilarious headline that is the title of this post.

You can read more about this utterly pointless and unintentionally hillarious pseudo-censorship here.

5 Responses to “Homosexual eases into 100 final at Olympic trials”

  1. Condor says:

    Wow. That’s intercoursed up.

  2. Marty West says:

    Who gives a feces?

  3. Jay Johnson says:

    Since B-Loy’s shutting down the blog here, I thought it might be nice to start a Google group so everyone who was a regular (and wanted to continue flaming each other) could stay together.

    Here it is: http://groups.google.com/group/irish-trojan-detox?hl=en

  4. Alasdair says:

    It’s like the political correctness of wanting to replace Chairman with Chairperson cuz Chairman contains “man” …

    Doesn’t that mean that one must replace

    Chairperson with Chairperchild (replacing “son” with child) ?

  5. Condor says:

    In case this thing suddenly goes down, I just wanted to say thanks to Brendan, and…

    Although this blog may have clipped it’s wings, there will come a day in a time not far from now, perhaps in a moment when the wind is blowing gently in the blogosphere. Keep your eyes on the northern horizon, lest ye be caught unawares. Remember always: BEWARE THE CONDOR, FOR HE SHALL FLY AGAIN!