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This man discovered his late mother’s NSFW Kindle reading list and now he wishes he hadn’t
A salutary lesson for us all here. If you don’t want your loved ones to discover what you’ve been enjoying on Kindle then make sure you delete after reading.
And if you don’t want to find out what your loved ones were enjoying on Kindle without telling you, well, don’t open it.
The story was shared by commander_reload on Reddit and we think you’ll enjoy it. Not as much as his mum enjoyed her Kindle though, by all accounts.
As some people pointed out, there was a This American Life piece on just such a thing happening (‘Next of Kindle’ – very good).
Back to commander_reload who said he was ‘thinking of tracking this guy down and starting a support group’.
‘That is not me – today is the first day I’ve heard of that site, in fact. I’ll grant our stories are similar, although this was direct on my mother’s Kindle and not via a shared account.
‘I am also British like the chap in the story, which is why this evokes a level of cringe beyond what you might normally expect. We – and certainly folk of that generation – do not discuss sex, as a rule.
‘Lastly, I fully appreciate that yes, my mother had sex like any other person. It’s more the somewhat unusual choice of… “content consumption” at her advanced age which was slightly eyebrow raising. Still, if it got her pulse racing, good for her.’
And as RockyDify pointed out in the comments: ‘Thats the beauty of a Kindle. She was probably reading this in front of you at some point in time.’
Now that’s a thought …
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