Conversely, Microsoft announced in late April 2016 that it would block anything other than Bing and Edge from being used to complete Cortana searches, again raising questions of anticompetitive behavior by the company.At Microsoft Build 2016, Microsoft announced plans to integrate Cortana into Skype (Microsoft's instant messaging service) as a bot to allow users to order food, book trips, transcribe video messages and make calendar appointments through Cortana and in addition to other bots.
This trope occurs when "language drift"—natural changes in the common vocabulary—causes a word or phrase originally intended as wholly innocuous to be potentially taken as startling, confusing or just plain funny in a different time or place.
Usually relates to sexual euphemisms, but can also involve other sensitive concepts. Even very slight changes in usage can produce this effect; until recently, a man might speak of his attraction to a "young girl" and mean a twentysomething. And sometimes the expression has an innocent meaning that is at least as valid as the naughty one, but now there are just too many people with their minds in the gutter.
Dr Tara Lynn Frankhouser didn't fully understand the postpartum depression she saw in her patients in her North Carolina practice until she went through itself. Within five days of giving birth to her daughter, Sophie, eight years ago, Shannon Rhook knew she was struggling to cope.
'I had no appetite, my hands kept shaking, I kept getting waves of panic,' she said.
Compare with Hilarious in Hindsight, of which this is arguably a Sub-Trope.
See also Double Entendre or Intentionally Awkward Title for when this trope is invoked entirely intentionally, Separated by a Common Language for the spatial analogue, and Get Thee to a Nunnery for the reverse process.
In January 2015, Microsoft announced the availability of Cortana for Windows 10 desktops and mobile devices as part of merging Windows Phone into the operating system at large.
On May 26, 2015, Microsoft announced that Cortana would also be available on other mobile platforms.
Cortana is currently available in English, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese language editions, depending on the software platform and region in which it is used.
The development of Cortana started in 2009 in the Microsoft Speech products team with general manager Zig Serafin and Chief Scientist Larry Heck.
"Cock" is not dirty all the time, that's one of those words that's only partly filthy.