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Obamacare phone number spells swear, Internet goes wild

Official Obamacare hotline 1-800-318-2597 spells F1U-CKYO, Twitter runs with it.
By KRISTEN BUTLER, UPI.com   |   Oct. 3, 2013 at 2:15 PM   |   Comments

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Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Social media users are all over the Obamacare phone number after it was pointed out the official hotline nearly spelled out a swear.

The official national hotline Health and Human Services advertises for healthcare help is 1-800-318-2596.

On a dialpad, the number spells out 1-800-F1U-CKYO.

The discovery spawned the #ObamacarePhoneNumbers trend on Twitter with critics of the Affordable Care Act taking aim and the law.

Proposed numbers include 1-800-404-FAIL, 1-800-HOT MESS and 1-800-SOY-LENT ext. Green.

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