Txt msgs and intrnt abbrvs bad for society

by Sarah Khalil Every day of my life, I sign onto AIM in hopes of chatting with a few of my friends. Things will go smoothly for about five minutes, until someone responds with the inevitable ridiculous abbreviation or smiley face. According to those I speak to, I must be quite the entertainer. The phrase “LOL” has become as common as “hey.” The current fad of internet lingo, emoticons and texting abbreviations leaves me asking the age-old question “WTF?” I constantly wonder why today’s youth feels the need to shorten words, phrases and even human emotions. Are kids really that […]
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