More on early txtng

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Aug 19 22:07:55 UTC 2010

At 8/19/2010 02:31 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>Of course the quest is still open, and now the prize is
>to see by how many years we can antedate those Brits!  (It wouldn't
>surprise me if someone found other examples from the newspapers of
>the 1820s, when the "O.K." fad was in full flower.)

I wondered whether anyone could come up with something from Roman times.


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