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  • SouthernGirlJD Nov 21, 2011

    This is a sad truth!

  • haleibc Nov 18, 2011

    So teachers can see the negative effects of texting but they don't notice when a child is terrified to be in school because of being bullied by other students.

  • ksh33 Nov 18, 2011

    You know before texting came along hospitals and medicl personnel used short hand!! b.i.d., q.d., q.o.d, pt., ETOH, SPo2, O2, NRB, NC, IV, and etc....

    and this had a purpose - it was specific to a profession with a foundation in Latin; UR and BTW is slang......bid (Twice a day) had a meaning specific to the dr and pharmacist; it was properly translated on the medicine bottle.

  • justabumer Nov 18, 2011

    While they are working on this perhaps the students could learn the proper use of the word "like".

  • MudLife Nov 18, 2011

    You know before texting came along hospitals and medicl personnel used short hand!! b.i.d., q.d., q.o.d, pt., ETOH, SPo2, O2, NRB, NC, IV, and etc....

  • sjb2k1 Nov 18, 2011

    I'm an editor/copywriter by trade, and stuff like this makes me die a little inside each time I see it. We are slowly witnessing the death of grammar and the English language. I don't even know how some of these kids can type like this: i wud lyk 2 c u 2

    It takes me so much longer to type that than "I would like to see you too"

  • mmtlash Nov 18, 2011

    I wonder if kids are going to eventually just say "LOL" instead of laughing....

    ;-p

  • Screw WrAl Nov 18, 2011

    Wait until they see what the effects of no money is going to have on their next budget.

  • Vietnam Vet Nov 18, 2011

    Nothing wrong with it, but as the article said, you need to turn it off for formal writing. There's a time and place for everything...

  • MudLife Nov 18, 2011

    its habit!!! LOL

  • anonemoose Nov 18, 2011

    I see it everyday in reviewing reports filed by my employees, and some don't really care.

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