friday slump

It’s day 6. I don’t have a lot to say. I’m going to keep this simple. There’s pretty much just one thing on my mind at the moment…

Last night I sent an unintelligible tweet in my sleep. Now I have to spend the entire day trying to figure out what I meant to say and how autocorrect managed to turn it into “Burlap. Neck Bond. Best Bound.” Seriously, what is that?

I don’t have much to work with on this. Here are my only clues so far:

1) Just before bed I saw someone’s post on facebook about a burlap wreath she made

2) I fell asleep watching the World Series

3) Yesterday I watched several NBA podcasts, many of which used the phrase “Playoff Bound”

That’s it. That’s what I have to work with. I am not sure how the word “neck” got thrown in, but I suspect autocorrect may be to blame. That just means now I have to try to figure out which miss-typed words autocorrect to neck. Great. That should be easy.

This is not the first time I’ve sent something from my phone in my sleep. In fact, my sleep texting habit inspired a special report (or sweeps piece for you news business types) earlier this year. In March I sent the following text, in the middle of the night, to a guy I was dating: “Casey Kasem is Dead.”

It was spelled correctly. It had punctuation. It was a sentence that made perfect sense. It just wasn’t true and there was no logical explanation for why Casey Kasem was on my mind. I hadn’t thought about the guy since he stopped hosting American Top 40 in 1998… or maybe since the last time I watched that episode of ‘Saved By The Bell’ where he hosted a dance contest. Either way, it’s been a while.

I thought my sleep texting was done because predicting Kasem’s demise happened months ago and there haven’t been any more since, but a heavy combination of sleep deprivation and stress may be bringing back the hits.

This is not good.

This means I need to start hiding my phone at night again.

Sleep texting and tweeting could be a career… or worse… reputation ruiner.

I still want to know what  “Burlap. Neck Bond. Best Bound” means.

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