Orlando Sentinel: Instant messaging impacts kids' grammar (fwd)
Mark A Mandel
mam at THEWORLD.COM
Wed Oct 23 20:21:11 UTC 2002
I passed the article on to a friend, who commented:
Perhaps the approach should be to consider IM as a dialect to understand.
and learn to translate into other forms of English (I can just see a whole
new cluster of homework assignments translating dialects into formal English
and vice versa). Interesting.
-- Mark A. Mandel
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