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Re: OT (?): Abbvs in txt msgs, & its poss f-ect on Nglish

From:Tristan <kesuari@...>
Date:Friday, February 14, 2003, 17:03
Joe wrote:

> I think a kind of extended form of txt (with a few more vowels) will one day > become the normal colloquial form of writing. Of course, this'll be hell for > foreigners, learning that 'are' is spelt 'r' and prounounced /A:/(or /A:r/). > My classmates write extended notes to each other in lessons, with some form > of txt. (it's not actually txt, it is legible to some degree, and has > vowels). Problem is, it'll increase Maggelity(or Etabnannery) yet again.
In some ways. In others, it'll decrease it. And they'll probably be more hints as to what kind of maggelity/etabnannery it is. Tristan.