Friday, May 27, 2005

The perils of spam-blockers

Language Hat has run into unexpected trouble in the comments for his post on Vietnamese names:

(Goddammit, I had to rewrite that comment to avoid the word "spec1alist" because my spam-blocker noticed it contained the banned word "c1alis." [Replace 1 by i, obviously.] Hoist by my own petard!)

Reminds me of a message board I used to read that wouldn't let you post about Dickens.


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