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Hilarious Autocorrect Bloopers Turn Being Sick Into Quite an Embarrassment (PHOTOS)

by Maressa Brown on December 4, 2012 at 5:34 PM

woman texting iphoneHave you ever sent a text to a friend or family member, and AutoCorrect completely screws up what you're trying to say? Of course it has. It's happened to all of us, and hence why DamnYouAutocorrect.com is a laugh riot. Because we've all been there, tweaking out when we realize our phones have utterly FAILED to communicate on our behalf.

One of the worst case scenarios is when AutoCorrect twists texts about our most serious -- or not so serious, but still -- health concerns. Allow me to illustrate my point ...

promiscuity damn you autocorrect

Haaa ... See, even when you're sharing happy news about your wellness, it pays to wait until you're face-to-face with whoever it is you're trying to fill in, eh? Too funny.

Or take this one ...

anal infection

Hee hee. "Whoops" is right! Ouch, too! And where does a computer get "anus" from "sinus"?!

These texts and others like them make you wonder if our iPhones are out to get us. I feel like there's some 2001: A Space Odyssey HAL stuff going on sometimes! At the very least, these texting disasters make it clear that texting isn't necessarily the most reliable way to share sensitive health information. Obviously, having these convos in person is much wiser and safer ... albeit not nearly as hilarious!

Has AutoCorrect ever interfered when you've been texting about a sensitive subject?

 

Image via Pat (Cletch) Williams/Flickr

Filed Under: general health, texting

Comments

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  • dusky...
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    dusky_rose

    December 4, 2012 at 6:51 PM

    LOL! I don't have that problem, my phone isn't a "smart" phone.


  • GwenMB
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    GwenMB

    December 4, 2012 at 6:53 PM

    Those are funny!  Thankfully, my phone has never made an embarrassing autocorrect on me.  I probably don't text enough for that to happen.


  • nikki...
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    nikkivolkov

    December 4, 2012 at 10:19 PM
    I tried texting grrrr as a sound I make when frustrated and my phone turned it into ferret. Yes I'm frustrated so I'm going to text about small furry animals to relay that information. Thanks autocorrect.
  • Rushn311
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    Rushn311

    December 5, 2012 at 12:32 AM

    autocorrect can be funny!


  • kellynh
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    kellynh

    December 5, 2012 at 6:42 AM

    Lol... iPad does the same thing!!


  • godde...
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    goddess99

    December 5, 2012 at 9:54 AM

    lol. My phone doesn't have autocorrect.


  • CPN322
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    CPN322

    December 5, 2012 at 2:27 PM

    I just got the iphone for the first time ever and might I say that autocorrect has come in handy but it mostly annoys the hell outta me! And yes, even only having a short time, it has already embarassed me :)


  • MamaB...
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    MamaBear2cubs

    December 5, 2012 at 9:22 PM

    Yes lol I hate auto correct


  • Miche...
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    MichelleK41

    December 6, 2012 at 7:14 AM

    Nope I have no worried with auto correct but find it hilarious.


  • mommy...
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    mommythree0508

    December 18, 2012 at 9:13 PM
    LOL
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