Deranged Dictation

SwypeI received Dragon Dictation on my phone for free when I bought the Swype keyboard app from Nuance.com and decided to use it to dictate an old manuscript into Evernote for editing and resurrection.  It has produced some interesting results I thought you’d be amused by.  I am, at least.

Think you can read the dictated versions below correctly? To read what I really said, hover your mouse over the green links below for the answer to pop up.

The dictated version:

Bestie Souper had walked in and proceeded to boost behind Rob. Rob’s neck Harris server has his eyes met with the Brody man’s for a split second.

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The dictated version:

There was only one face he was interested in seeing and he scanned the jam room in search of it.

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The dictated version:

She was forced to quit her steps to matches.

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The dictated version:

As he drove, Rob thought the six feelings.

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The dictated version:

Ranging from pain to trial. He had finally sent her.

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The dictated version:

She walked the smile through tall man dressed in formal wear

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The dictated version:

Two heartless windows stared from either side of the door and the whole façade slanted in perceptively here, . Elsewhere, the chlorine was surrounded by the same tree shadows

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2 thoughts on “Deranged Dictation

    • So I hope. To be fair, the majority of the time it works pretty good. I will continue to use it and see if it’s better by the time the whole book is dictated.

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