I love my mobile phone’s predictive text. It makes writing messages quite fast, considering the tiny keyboard.
But it seems some people don’t know this: if it comes up with a word that you don’t want, you press * to look at alternatives from its dictionary. If you don’t find the one you want, you can then add it to the dictionary.
Of course, you need to have your phone set to the right language. Otherwise you’ll end up with messages like this:
I had to ask for clarification on that one.
(It’s * on Nokia phones. Might be something else on others.)