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This post is so book.

Posted on December 4th, 2008 by Becky.
Categories: All posts, Technology, Words & Writing.

If you use predictive text messaging, you’ll get a kick out of this story from The Times Online:

Jeffrey Stark from London writes: “A colleague recently noticed that her teenage son and his friends were using the word ‘book’ as a term of approval, as in ‘that T-shirt is really book’. She wondered why. It transpires that if you text the word ‘cool’, predictive texting turns it into ‘book’. Being lazy teenagers they would rather change the meaning of the word than hit the options button.”

Does your predictive texting change “cool” to “book”? Either way…this is a great development for fans of books and libraries! ;)



Comment on December 8th, 2008.

Mine does “cool”. Except my phone does “good” instead of “home” and “them” instead of “then”…annoying!!! (And I’m not lazy, which means it takes longer to text)

McKenzie Pemberton

Comment on January 4th, 2010.

HEY!???????????? lol:)

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