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Grandmas keep tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash

THE internet correspondence of the world's elders has always been a wonderful thing, filled with email subject headings like 'MESSAGE FROM YOUR DAD' and text messages kept to about 12 characters despite length limits no longer being a thing.

It is grandparents' foray into Facebook that has been the most adorable however, with comments left in the wrong places, superfluous sign-offs and plenty of ALL CAPS.

The latest error arises from Facebook's auto-suggest tagging feature, which is causing anyone who starts writing 'grandma' to be presented with a link to pioneering hip hop DJ Grandmaster Flash.

Here are just a handful of examples:

And the mistakes aren't being over-estimated, Grandmaster Flash himself has now discussed his burgeoning grandma fanbase.

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H/T grampaandgrandmasterflash.tumblr.com



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