Text messaging is developing an entire sub-culture that revolves around an incomprehensible form of grammar. It needs to stop.
I can let a lot of things go, but if I ever find my daughter under a rock text messaging someone something that resembles "PXT " I might take her by the hand and make her share a cheeseburger with me at McDonald's in the hopes that, at the very least, she asks me for some fries and experiences a bit of Americana.
Don't get me wrong, I'm for inane gossip and conversation as much as the next guy, but let's keep it in its proper place in the scope of human interaction like, say, face-to-face meetings, audible exchanges over a phone of some kind, or good-old-fashioned e-mail. Read on at Designtechnica
Text Messaging and the End of Culture
Posted on Wednesday, August 24 2005 @ 5:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck