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Palin May Be Gone But Other Threats To The Language Remain

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Now that we no longer have Sarah Palin to misunderestimate anymore let's do away with some other threats to the language.

1) Phone Bots

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Just when we got used to phone mail "Hals" saying, "I'll record your message now," and "I'll try that number," we have voice synthesized bots who want a whole conversation. Except that they can't hear. "I'm sorry we're having trouble. I thought you said, I want a round trip ticket to Detroit?" "Go to hell." "I thought you said...Wisconsin Dells?"

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Martha Rosenberg is an award-winning investigative public health reporter who covers the food, drug and gun industries. Her first book, Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health, is distributed by Random (more...)
 

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