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Dictation Disasters

I’ve had three carpal tunnel surgeries, so I dicatate all my writing, emails, texts and have the some of the most outlandish disasters! I kept a log of them and will continue to add as they come along.

Disaster: “Oh my God! I’m going to be an antique!” 
Should be: 
”Oh my God! I’m going to be an auntie!”

And then sometimes moose get made for you that you had no anticipation or expectation about
 ~ Surprise!

Celia was floored. Overrun by multitude of sin stations from her mouth with taste 
~ SMH

When there is a random f**k in your manuscript and you have no idea why it’s there.

Sent a note to Techie Son – I have in important phone call tomorrow.
Should be: Please make sure phones are charged
Disaster: Please make sure pubes are charged
~ Good thing I caught it!

Replying to an email on my phone, part of sentence included ‘Canadians use Kobo’
dictation sub’d with — Canadians use cocaine…
 ~ Wow.