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death by spell check

The negative outcome after one submits a written work that contains a critical error or errors, due to reliance on a word processor's imperfect spell checker function. Many job seekers suffer death by spell check after submitting a résumé riddled with errors.
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Located 25 miles north of Boston in Haverhill, MA, Checker Motor Cars' facility provides a service and restoration center with a parts warehouse on-site.
Checker is the only inspection sensor available today that can detect and inspect parts, eliminating the need for an external triggering device, according to the company.
At right, Christine Agnone, left, is a longtime hearing-impaired checker, and Larry Crismond, right, is a visually impaired box boy who has become popular with the customers.
The checker did not awaken until after the Hornet's nose wheel hit him.
the Hall of Champions event brought together some of the world's top computer programs playing backgammon, bridge, checkers, chess, Go, Othello, and Scrabble.
The new equivalence checker supports all major FPGA families from Altera and Xilinx, including netlists generated by the ubiquitous Synplicity([R]) Synplify Pro([R]) and the Altera([R]) Quartus([R]) II synthesis flows.
A single teach pendant can be used to Set up any number of Checker 3G sensors and can remain connected for real-time application monitoring.
If the two graphs really are the same, a checker has a standard, well-known method for confirming a "yes" answer.
Amkor's proprietary 3-D Wire Bond Checker provides true 3-D spacing checks, including items such as capillary interference, z-axis wire spacing, and design wire profiles/tiers (including auto assignment).
Checker 232 is ideal for applications where small features are being inspected on large parts, such as the inspection of clips and springs on large automotive assemblies.
Much of that progress resulted from the addition of an expert checker player to the Alberta team.
The OCP checker is constructed using JEDA's NSCa (Native SystemC assertion) solution.
Now, with AccuRev's open source Health Checker for CVS, developers can quickly and easily identify these inconsistencies and correct them, ultimately leading to more efficient and accurate release cycles.
For Checker Cab, getting involved with Crime Stoppers was an easy decision.
Yates notified Checker Cab President Ali Homsi that the city has begun withholding 10 percent of its Cityride billings and may impose penalties against the company and its drivers.