Keep it old school and call your mom to avoid awkward moments, and for her to type a message for 13 minutes for it to arrive as “K”.
- Exhibit A
Mom sends pic… *Bloop!*
You: *Typing…* Nice pic
Autocorrect: Nice pig
Mom: Enjoy your new home.
- Exhibit B
Mom: I need a vacation, so tired…
You: Don’t worry, next year I’ll buy you a Castle J
Autocorrect: Don’t worry, next year I’ll buy you a casket J
Mom: This is why I removed you from my will…
- Exhibit C
Mom: Sesi Dolly won the Powerball
You: Ok. I wish you were here, ka tika Joni (it’s tough in Jozi)
Autocorrect: Ok. I wish you were her, ka tika Joni!
- Exhibit D
Mom: I’m thinking of leaving your dad.
You: Eeh, how? Why?
Autocorrect: Eeh, hoe? Why?
- Exhibit E
Mom: Where are you?
You: I’m home, wasup?
Autocorrect: I’m horny, wasup?
You: Ke autocorrect
Mom: Le tlonyela both of you!
Texting our parents can end badly. Call them to avoid any misunderstanding. Remember How the Hello challenge went… Don’t be homeless over some characters.