What Is Texting Killing Language

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Texting is not a language, it is not killing language. The language children are around is what determines the way they speak, not a simple text. In the TED Talk video “Txtng is killing language. JK” by John McWorther we are told that it is incorrect when a statement like this is spoken “Texting is a scurge. Texting spells the decline and fall of any kind of serious literacy or among any young people in the U.S and now the whole world today.” In order to see that texting is a miraculous thing we have to pull the camera back and look at what language really is. Texting is not writing, when you text you do not write in complete sentences, sometimes do not even give a complete thought. Think about a real life situation. If you were to write
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