More Fun with Amazon’s SIPs

Per this entry here, Amazon’s algorithms sometimes offer up odd SIPS (Statistically Improbable Phrases).

In the case of Boy Toy, check out the two circled items:

Boy Toy SIP

Again, I am forced to ask: Really, Amazon? “Session transcript” and “slugging average” are statistically improbably phrases? Come on.

(Lest anyone think I’m annoyed by these, rest assured I’m not. I find them amusing, is all. It’s what happens when you let a computer think. A human being wouldn’t blink twice at those phrases. A computer isn’t so sure about them.)

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