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Is Txtin takin tol

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Erin Marwood

on 27 April 2010

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Is "Txting" taking its toll on our grammar? Why not just talk? Iykwim u wood kno tht gmta +2 txt ‘RUINS’ ur lngage r u gona You will get ZERO if you write a paper that is full of 4's, 2's and u's if you know what I mean you would know great minds think alike and texting ruins your language are you gonna texting destroys your language The Internet and cell phones have become
central components of American family life. Americans sent 1 billion text messages in last December, up sharply from 253 million from the previous year. Did You Know?
The Bad Texting is eroding our children's ability to spell. Because becomes "cuz." Are you becomes "RU." Laugh out loud is now "LOL." Problem is, texting is destroying
proper sentence construction and turning
writing into a series of fragments. The modern family sends
and receives 8,000 text messages. www.examiner.com/x-1304-Boston-Home-Technology-Examiner~y2008m10d22-TEXT-MESSAGINGTHE-GOOD-... - Is txt ruining the English language?
Exam markers have expressed concerns over the use of text messaging language in exam answers.

The proof of its increased usage came when a 13-year-old Scottish schoolgirl handed in an essay written completely in text message shorthand, much to the bemusement of her teacher.

One extract said: "My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we used 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kids FTF. ILNY, it's a gr8 plc." So What Do you think http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/talking_point/2815461.stm BY Erin Marwood
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