As texting turns 21, what are your memories of sending the wrong message?

The text message is 21 today.

The text message is 21 today. - Credit: PA

Texting celebrates its 21st birthday today, remaining the most popular form of communication.

The world's first ever text message was sent on December 3, 1992 when Neil Papworth, a software programmer from Reading, sent an early festive greeting to a colleague.

As mobile phones didn't have keyboards then, Papworth typed the message 'Merry Christmas' on a PC and sent it to Richard Jarvis' mobile phone.

• 21 years later we want to know your memories of texting that has gone wrong. Post your texting mishaps in the comments section below.


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