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Submission + - Auto-replace feature bites right-wing web site

scheming daemons writes: The American Family Association's OneNewsNow website uses auto-replace to replace the word "gay" in AP articles with the word "homosexual". This created a problem this weekend when Tyson Gay won the 100 meters at the US Olympic track and field time trials. The AFA ended up running a story with the headline "Homosexual eases into 100 final at Olympic trials". It gets even more interesting than that when one reads the story:



Tyson Homosexual easily won his semifinal for the 100 meters at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials and seemed to save something for the final later Sunday.

His wind-aided 9.85 seconds was a fairly cut-and-dry performance compared to what happened a day earlier. On Saturday, Homosexual misjudged the finish in his opening heat and had to scramble to finish fourth, then in his quarterfinal a couple of hours later, ran 9.77 to break the American record that had stood since 1999.

Homosexual didn't get off to a particularly strong start in the first semifinal, but by the halfway mark he had established a comfortable lead. He slowed somewhat over the final 10 meters-nothing like the way-too-soon complete shutdown that almost cost him Saturday. Asked how he felt, Homosexual said: "A little fatigued."



Link to the story: http://www.thecarpetbaggerreport.com/archives/16044.html

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