I have not used Messaging on a phone before - until now. I am at work and had to instant message one of my coworkers who is not here regarding an issue. After I received an answer to my question, I attempted to be "cute" and use "message spelling" in the form of:
kthnx - this is pronounced 'K (short for okay), Thanks.
Instead my helpful Messaging program in my phone used spellcheck to guess what I wanted to say and when I pressed the "SEND" button, it sent:
Picturing my coworker scratching his head and trying to figure out what the heck I was trying to say, I hurriedly typed, "Freaking spellck".
But my handy spellcheck kicked in again and when I pressed "SEND", it sent:
OK - now my coworker is sure that I'm officially wacko. He sends me:
As I read my two screwed up messages I begin to laugh hysterically. When things go wrong, slapstick wrong, stupid wrong - it makes me just laugh so hard I cry. It's just so serendipitously FUNNY.
My final attempt - after laughing - I attempt to type "Are u loling? I am", which, of course you can anticipate didn't come out that way.
When I pressed, "SEND", my coworker received:
Are u liking? I am.
At which he sent me two emoticons. They were a smiley face with a gun facing it's brain. That made me laugh harder.
Now that the fiasco of messaging is over, I went through my settings and found that under "Keyboard" I had "auto spellcheck" on. I turned it off - and should have no further difficulty or hilarity with this feature.