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maXimus
02-22-2008, 08:44 AM
I can't believe this is still an issue in the Windows Vista-OSX world of computing!!!!! :)


NEW YORK - It can stop you from voting, destroy your dental appointments, make it difficult to rent a car or book a flight, even interfere with your college exams.

More than 50 years into the Information Age, computers are still getting confused by the apostrophe. It's a problem familiar to O'Connors, D'Angelos, N'Dours and D'Artagnans across America.

When Niall O'Dowd tried to book a flight to Atlanta earlier this year, the computer system refused to recognize his name. The editor of the Irish Voice newspaper could book the flight only by giving up his national identity.

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Hey-man
02-22-2008, 04:38 PM
That
Incredible


my post 100 :D:rolleyes:

maXimus
02-22-2008, 08:29 PM
And we thought Y2K was a problem!!! :D

GraemeCR
02-23-2008, 12:12 AM
Also happpened to another other Irish family named ..... O'Bama. ( :D )

maXimus
02-23-2008, 11:44 AM
Also happpened to another other Irish family named ..... O'Bama. ( :D )
ROFLMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D