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A defense of texting against charges that it’s killing the English language
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By Pat Cunningham
April 28, 2013 9:20 a.m.

For reasons of my own, I’m not much for texting. I prefer talking on the phone to sending text messages.
A great-nephew of mine once cleverly opined that if cell phones had initially allowed only texting and later provided for voice communication, most kids today would scoff at texting as old-fashioned.
Nonetheless, this lecture on texting by John Hamilton McWhorter, the brilliant American linguist, fascinates me:
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