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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 3, 2009 2 Comments
“Lost in Transliteration?”

Linguists claim that text messaging could save endangered languages from slipping into oblivion, according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. Michael Cahill, a SIL linguistics coordinator, noted that “texting is helping to preserve languages” since the young are motivated to text in their native languages. The predictive text capability, “which […]

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Written By: Youki on December 23, 2008 7 Comments

My wife and I were looking at cell phone plans and commenting on how our current plan (that we got back when text messaging was brand new) charges us $1 per text message which is pretty high (but we pay $50 for 2 lines which is pretty low).  Made me think of this video:

 

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