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Brad was having problems with one of his Word templates. The template, after being used once or twice, would routinely get "corrupted." This corruption would manifest itself through the appearance of improper AutoCorrect entries in his document.
The problem in this case may not be the AutoCorrect entries, but the actual template itself. Templates—particularly those with lots of elements in them—can easily become very complex and therefore easy to corrupt.
It is impossible to determine the exact cause of a problem without some amount of trial and error. In this case, try the following:
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