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03-Mar-2003

How 2 wrt lyk txt-mssgng gnr8n

Filed under: General — codeman38 @ 7:55 pm

Still more from the weird news files: Text message essay baffles British teacher

LONDON, England (Reuters) — An English essay written by a British teenager in text messaging short-hand has reignited concern among teachers that literacy standards are under threat.

Now that text messaging has begun to gain popularity here in the States, I fear for future generations…

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  1. I saw that article — that really frightened me, too. It’s sad that people can’t even distinguish between styles of casual and formal writing, heh.

    Comment by Toni — 04-Mar-2003 @ 1:50 pm

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