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The combination of bluetooth headsets and mobile
telephones has been a boon to the mentally insane, who
now talk to the voices in their heads without being
Proposed, nowfore, is a mobile telephone with a voice-
activated menu that responds only to expletives. Such a
would have genuine utility, since most expletives
monosyllabic, distinct and readily identifiable, and
easily recognisable by speech recognition software.
Moreover, it would make it easier to edit text on the
small screen, because there'd always be a curser.
More importantly, though, the widespread adoption of
system would enable people with coprolalic Tourette's to
have an easier passage through life.
What we have so far
[whatrock, Jun 10 2016]
||Siri, call me 'Shithead...'
||Only ten days to the solstice, and you just earned top spot in the Wicker Man, [Ian].
||Anyway, the winter solstice is the important one
(rebirth, the promise of spring, plenty, new growth,
etc.) so all those people in silly robes at Stonehenge
are six months too late/early.
||<decides to ask [IT] a question >
||<considers likely range of possible answers>
||<lowers hand, attempts to look inconspicuous>
||Coprolalic is a bad word. Doesn't roll off the tongue well at all.