Microsoft Office learns IPA?
From Kie Zuraw: Phonolist has been a serious forum, but in the spirit of the old days of Phonoloblog, where miscellaneous phonological observations shared space with weightier matters, here is the first–and most frivolous–in a short series of posts from me.
The other day, I started typing Wagner lyrics, in IPA, into Microsoft Word for a phonetics class exercise.* Imagine how impressed I was when this alert popped up:
Just a lucky guess then, but it does make me wonder what the MS language detection software is doing.