Daily Archives: 02/01/2013

Is it time to de-standardize the English language?

A lot has been said about what communications technologies like online chat, SMS and Twitter are doing to the English language. Shortcuts like "u" and "r" and "lol" and "brb" have spread into "icymi" and the ever-dreaded "yolo." Is this bad for the English language? Some will say that proper English is still taught and […]

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