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Microsoft's Grammar Glitch

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Microsoft's Grammar Glitch

Microsoft's Grammar Glitch

Microsoft's Grammar Glitch

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A University of Washington professor received a student paper riddled with bad grammar. But when Professor Sandeep Krishnamurthy pointed out the mistakes, the student defended herself. She said she'd run her paper through the computerized grammar check in Microsoft Word. Now the professor has criticized Microsoft Word. He wrote the following sentence: "Microsoft the company should big improve Word grammar check." The program found it acceptable.