LOL. OMG. BRB. Text messages and instant messenger programs have spawned a variety of abbreviations and shortcuts that are sneaking into colloquial English. In his new book, Txtng, David Crystal takes on the h8ers who want to know why kids these days are too lazy to use vowels.
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"Much of the financial support for earthquake-stricken Haiti has a high-tech source — the text message. From $10 donations to the Red Cross (text HAITI to 90999), the Clinton Foundation’s Haiti Relief Fund (text HAITI to 20222), and Doctors Without Borders (text DOB to 90999), cell-phone philanthropy has pulled in millions of dollars. We’ll talk about the mechanics of the text-message-donation trend."