If a report from The Sun is to be believed, a demo unit for the iPhone 4S caught fire for telling 12-year-old Charlie Le Quesne to “Shut the f— up, you ugly t—.”
The errors seems to have stemmed from Siri thinking that the questioner’s name was “Shut the f— up, you ugly t—.”
All this happened at a U.K. Tesco supermarket. It’s worth noting that on U.K. iPhones, Siri’s default voice is that of a male and not female like it is in the U.S. So you’ll have to picture Siri cursing the poor boy out with a male British accent. I bet it sounds even funnier that way.