Ludicrous School Expels Student For Swearing On Twitter

Garrett High School has come under fire for its ridiculous policy of monitoring student tweets. In fact, police were even called to the school on Friday because students were threatening to protest after a student was expelled for swearing on Twitter when he wasn't even at school. This is absolutely ridiculous. » 3/27/12 9:24am 3/27/12 9:24am

Thank You, iPhone Dictionary, That Is Exactly What I Meant to Say

The iPhone dictionary famously doesn't take kindly to cussing, but here's a notable exception. This autocorrection takes an insult from the anatomical to the excellently profane, helpfully providing an even more vulgar word in case you need it. [Twitter] » 9/19/09 5:00pm 9/19/09 5:00pm

How to Fix the Ducking iPhone Puritanism

At ducking last, TNT Luoma has found a ducking way to fix the ducking profanity auto-correction problem in the iPhone. As you probably know, for some strange reason, the iPhone won't really learn swear words. Fortunately, there's a solution. » 12/05/08 6:30pm 12/05/08 6:30pm

Why You Have to Manually Type F-U-C-K On Your Cellphone (Mildly NSFW)


A. It makes you a better, politer person, savage. B. Because predictive text was invented by British dudes, at least according to this hilarious clip by (British) comedic duo Armstrong and Miller. Of course, the first thing I do when I get a phone is totally program it to only offer up dirty words. [via core77] » 1/25/08 1:30pm 1/25/08 1:30pm

Sony Won't Allow Profanity, Sex at Your Own Home's Home

While our brothers-in-arms at Kotaku seem to only care about gardens, neighbourhoods and doing "cute little waves" with their Sixaxis in Sony's upcoming PlayStation Home, here in Gizmodo we only care about one: sex the naughty bits. Apparently, Sony has decided to actively monitor public spaces for profanity and… » 3/13/07 9:17am 3/13/07 9:17am