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Txtng: The Gr8 Db8

Text messaging has spread like wildfire. Indeed texting is so widespread that many parents, teachers, and media pundits have been outspoken in their criticism of it. Does texting spell the end of western civilization?

In this humorous, level-headed and insightful book, David Crystal argues that the panic over texting is misplaced. Crystal, a world renowned linguist and prolific author on the uses and abuses of English, here looks at every aspect of the phenomenon of text-messaging and considers its effects on literacy, language, and society…

Submitted:Sep 9, 2008
Author:David Crystal
Brand:Oxford University Press, USA
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2 diggs • 0 comments • Sep 9, 2008

amazon -- right book, wrong review

check out the customer reviews for this book. everyone is reviewing a Spanish-English dictionary, not the book that this page is about.