The Option List from Hell

by Charles Miller on October 9, 2002

Exhibit A, your honour. An options list from a website's registration form containing 341 different salutations, including “Honourable Judge”, “Senator”, “Dpty. Commissioner”, “Kepala” and “YB Dato' Paduka Bijaya Di Raja”, but shamefully missing ‘Mademoiselle’.

It was mailed around the office by a cow-orker. The fact that this was found on a real website is truly, truly scary. The fact that another cow-orker replied with a similar example from a completely different site is even scarier. You'd think at some point, someone would have thought “Hey, let's just use a text field.”.

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