For those of you who use the closed captioning on television programming, what are some of the really stupid mistakes you’ve seen? Full points for mistakes from programs like dramas, where the captioning is fully prepared. Half-points for errors from live programs, which typically use voice recognition software.
To get things started, here’s one from a commercial I saw over the weekend. The caption was following the lyrics of the background song: “I wanna thank you…for lettin’ me…be mice elf…again.”