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This trombonist left his speech-to-text on while he practiced

November 22, 2017

It goes a little something like thiiiiis.

Ever wondered what would happen if you set your messaging app to voice recognition mode and played a trombone directly into it? Wonder no more, thanks to Ryan Seacrest-approved, Los Angeles-based jazz trombonist Paul The Trombonist, who apparently didn’t notice speech-to-text mode was on before practicing:

As another Twitter user points out, this isn’t the first time a brass instrument has been involved in a speech recognition mishap:

Now all we need is a few woodwinds and percussion instruments to get the same treatment, and we’ll have a whole new musical notation system based on ‘who hoo hoos.”

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