“Rated G for Government” / Memorable Fancies #1193

     The writer finds that his word-processing program refuses to record the plain words that describe things one human body does with another willing human body.      He finds a typewriter in a junk shop, perhaps the world’s last. He types the story the way he wanted it.      The next week, back at his computer, he writes an exposé of certain government actions. But his word-processing program changes “bribery” to “persuasion” and “slaughter” to “aggressive negotiation.”      And now … [Read more...]