Misspelling generator

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Misspelling generator
Creator Linda Hilfling,
Website http://www.misspelling-generator.org/

The Misspelling Generator is a browser extension intervening directly within the Google search engine, allowing users to take advantage of the informational grey-zone of misspellings.


From the website:

A search engine is presented as an objective tool, although it is its underlying code which defines the possible outcomes. An integral part of the Google search engine is the spelling control suggesting alternative words, if it suspects that you have been misspelling your search terms, prompting 'Did you mean:'. However, since the early days of Usenet, misspellings have been used as a way to overcome censorship. By ignoring the suggested corrections, the misspellings can be a gateway to an alternative world.