Parents have a tendency to embarrass us, and one place they really shine is in text messages.
From corny jokes to just completely misreading everything, texting with parents can be both an annoyance and a total joy. And luckily there’s an Instagram account that takes submissions of the best (worst) texts from parents.
The Instagram was started by Elan Gale, the “Bachelor” producer who also runs the “Texts from your ex” and “Tinder Nightmares” accounts. While we can’t confirm that 100% of these are real, they certainly capture something about how silly parents can be.
If you have your own great examples, you can submit them here.
But without further ado, here are 35 of the most absurd texts people have gotten from their parents: