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Ireland's youth are becoming increasingly poor spellers and writers, and their love of text messaging on cellphones is a major reason why, according to the government's Education Department.
In a report published Wednesday, the department's Examination Commission said cutting-edge communications technology has encouraged poor literacy and a blunt, choppy style at odds with academic rigour.
Originally posted by Yarcofin
English is always evolving, and maybe TXT is the next step towards a more efficient language.
Originally posted by dissembler
TXT Speak is the destruction of english through abbreviation akin to Orwellian New Speak. It's devolution not evolution.