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Tuesday July 15, 2014

Texting Doesn't Hurt Kids' Grammar Or Spelling Skills

If your kid can send 43 texts per minute but can't spell worth a crap, don't blame texting, he was probably a dumb ass to begin with. wink

Texting has become the dominant form of communication among teens, with the average American teen sending and receiving thousands of texts each month. This has led to widespread concerns that the informal spelling and grammar used in texts (termed "textisms" by researchers) would erode these kids' ability to use proper language.