The banned Android list actually only has about 184 words marked as offensive.
The rest of the words did not have a category assigned to it.
For instance, Google has not banned the word “AMD” it is merely marked as an abbreviation.
Next thing I did was pull out my phone equipped with the latest version of Android.
I’ve known this for some time from learning about Google auto-complete within the search engine, but Google will not recognize or auto-complete a good number of offensive words. In this case I tried a handful of the “offensive” words within the list and found this to be true.
I then tried both speaking and typing the word “Demerol” a word categorized as “medical” on the list, and found it to be good to go.
For one reason or another, Google has added these words to the auto-correct dictionary however only a small fraction of them appear to actually be “banned” when you actually try to use them.
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