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Show HN: WordSafety – check if a name means something dirty in foreign languages (wordsafety.com)
3 points by pavlov on Aug 20, 2015 | hide | past | favorite | 3 comments



This doesn't appear to recognize certain common latinizations. For example, splitting ΓΆ int oe, as in "Foetzen". If you intend to commercialize this, you might want to invest some effort into that.


Actually it does handle alternative umlaut spellings, but that word was missing. Thanks for the addition :)


There was a thread a couple of days ago about a project whose name happened to mean something dirty in an obsure language:

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=10072472

I suggested a site for looking up these unwanted associations, and someone told me to build one. So here it is!




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