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|Who Invented the AutoCorrect? (standard:humor, 907 words)|
|Author: Godspenman||Added: Apr 16 2023||Views/Reads: 32/22||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|The most important AutoCorrect for me is the Word of God. I'm so thankful that God's Word AutoCorrects me in my daily life when I need it and it has always been true.|
The other day I recognized something that had been happening for quite a while. As I was texting, I noticed that there was AutoCorrect. So whenever I spelled a word, it would finish the spelling before I was done. And, if I was spelling it wrong, it corrected me. A few times, I am typing a word, and AutoCorrect uses a different word. If I'm not paying attention to my typing, I can send the wrong words to someone. I was drinking my cup of coffee this morning and thinking about that. So who came up with the idea of AutoCorrect? I'm not saying it's not a good idea, but sometimes it can be annoying. I began remembering certain things happening throughout my lifetime. Those things had to do with The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. Soon after we were married, we were at some family reunion, and I was telling a story, and all of a sudden, my wife said, "No, it was not Thursday, but it was a Friday." So I corrected my story and went on. I ignored that, but I noticed this has happened quite a few times in my home; I have the ultimate AutoCorrect. One thing that worries me is that during my sermon, sometime she may stand up and correct me by saying, "No, it's John 3:16." Whenever that happens, and the chances are good that it might sometime, how in the world will I handle that? I don't mind being corrected, but I prefer she text me instead of speaking out with her voice in front of people. Several times I wanted to see if she was on the right track. I made up a story that didn't make sense to see if she would correct me. And guess what? She said, "No, it was a coconut pie, not a chocolate pie." I smiled at her, nodded, and said, "Thank you, my dear." She was so appreciative that she was able to help me with that story. Unbeknownst to her, the story was untrue from the very beginning. But how she did not know the story wasn't true is beyond my comprehension. That got me on a personal agenda. What would happen if I wrongly AutoCorrect her in one of her stories? The very idea brought giggles to my soul. She was talking about our wedding and anniversary, and I jumped in and AutoCorrected her to see what she would do. "No, our wedding anniversary is August 14." She looked at me with a puzzled look and said, "That's what I said. August 14." "Oh," I said, "I thought you said August 14." "I did say August 14." I just smiled because her puzzled look was worth all the nonsense I had just produced. That night when we got home, she asked me what that was about, and I said, "I'm sorry; I guess I just didn't hear you." We were having lunch with several new friends and were talking about our children during the conversation. I spouted confidently, "We have four of the most wonderful children in the world." My wife looked at me and said, "We only have three children. Where did you get four?" Looking at her, I said, "You mean we only have three children?" I was snickering and tried to keep most of it inside, but she looked at me with one of "those looks," and our new friends had no idea what was Click here to read the rest of this story (41 more lines)
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