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On 01/12/2013 11:04 AM, webmaster-Kracked_P_P wrote:

I was looking at some articles and one mentioned the "Urban Dictionary". This seems to be a list of "English Language Slang" words and phrases.

Would that be something that would be useful as a add on dictionary to LibreOffice?

It would not take too much of an effort to make the dictionary, just some days of time to get the word into a list.

So, would it be something that English users of LO use or would it be just a novelty?

For abit of time, that dictionary was on the IBM Watson supercomputer, but it kept using too much "street language" in improper moments. Since LO is for kids to adults, students to business people, well there are a lot of different types and style of "speech" out there.

Interesting idea.

I personally do not need an "Urban Dictionary" but the concept of a specialist (technical/medical/scientific) dictionary is appealing. In either case I would include it as an optional extension for the user to install.

Jay Lozier

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