By Jillian Madison
Sh#@ Your mobile Says
"Damn You, Autocorrect!"
If you personal an iPhone, BlackBerry, Droid, or any cellphone, there's a superb opportunity you've screamed that word out at least one time. In Damn You, Autocorrect! Pop-culture blogger Jillian Madison exhibits you're not by myself.
Filled with submissions from readers of her well known web site, this laugh-out-loud humorous booklet beneficial properties cringe-worthy exchanges with mom and dad, neighbors, major others, and colleagues that include the most accidentally hilarious--and mortifying--mistakes ever as a result of Autocorrect. inside of, you'll discover a husband who tells his spouse that he simply "laid" (paid) the babysitter, a dad who tells his daughter that he and her mother are going to "divorce" (Disney), and plenty of extra epic texting fails too raunchy to record right here.
Whether you like expertise, texting humor, or taking somewhat little bit of excitement within the misfortune of others, Damn You, Autocorrect! will go away you guffawing till you cry, and grateful that not anything this embarrassing has occurred to you. Yet.
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