So, M$ Outlook Actually Taught Me Something Yesterday

I was in the middle of an email with my uber small writing circle, and misspelled “Epilogue”. The spellchecker in Outlook automatically throws up suggestions before you can even do a correct yourself, and “Apologue” came up as a suggestion.

I’d never heard of the word, so I had to search it out of morbid curiosity:

So yes, an allegory or parable. The word is obscure enough nowadays that I’m not certain if I’d use it in writing… Perhaps if a character was fairly erudite and known for their vocabulary.

Still nice to learn something new however. 🙂

8 thoughts on “So, M$ Outlook Actually Taught Me Something Yesterday

    1. Silk Cords Post author

      Under the right circumstances with the correct character, it could be a viable word choice. It’s amazingly sad how small the vocabulary of the average person / reader has gotten though.

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