At one point or another we’ve all been given a reason to exclaim ‘damn you, autocorrect!’ as that tool that is meant to help us save time, often does the opposite and makes life more complicated.
And one football fan will know that better than anyone this week after he committed a self-confessed “schoolboy error” by not checking his order when his autocoorect changed ‘Pirlo’ to ‘Pitlochry’.
The 35-year-old is clearly still a popular figure in the game, and when Everton fan James decided to order a Juventus shirt with the Italian pass master’s name on the back from his phone, he didn’t stop to check that all the details were in the right place.
In case you’re wondering that Pitlochry means, it’s the name of a small Scottish village that holds less than 3,000 inhabitants.
You’d think that the people doing thee printing would realise the error, but the customer is always right, or so they say.
School boy error. When ordering Stephens juventus kit and wanted pirlo and my phone auto corrected to pitochry! ! pic.twitter.com/vyST9sFji4
— jamesefc (@jamesefc1) April 20, 2015