As far as I know, the above did not really happen. But I would not be surprised if, as we speak, lawsuits are in the works.
First, a little background. A few weeks ago, CJ mentioned (in a text) that he had received an "A" on his Italian paper. Clearly I should have replied "Bravo!" in response. But even the Neurotic Parent cannot always be clever, so I wrote back "YAY!" in caps. Moments later, I received the following text from CJ: "Why is that gay?" Yes, in a dangers-of-artifical-intelligence moment of homophobic insanity, my Blackberry's spellcheck had changed "YAY!" to "GAY!"
Now, a sinister group of techno-nerds are casting their spell(check) to the college admissions level. Here is happening in Ivy-admissions land (Many thanks to MTER – Mom of two Extraordinary Rowers for this report):
At the Penn information session, the admissions rep mentioned that kids often forget to double check their apps. In fact, a disturbing trend has emerged (probably thanks to an evil programmer who was denied admission to Penn). Believe it or not, a rash of applications have referred to the "Wharton School of Business" as the "Wharton School of Bunnies."