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THE PALMETTO STATE HAS AN “AUTOCOMPLETE” PROBLEM

“Why is South Carolina so …”

Can you finish that sentence? If not, your computer, tablet or smart phone can …  you just may not like answer.

In addition to its many other problems (low incomes, record low labor participation, crappy government-run schools, corrupt politicians, etc.), it turns out South Carolina also has an autocomplete problem.

In other words when people go to web browsers, search engines, data query tools, etc., and type in “Why is South Carolina so …” they get several less-than-flattering adjectives by way of responses. And since this autocomplete function is based on what users all across the country are typing into their computers, tablets and smart phones … well … you see the problem.

At the request of one of our longtime readers/ frequent contributors, we decided to give this theory a try.

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