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Texting as a “miraculous thing”: 6 ways our generation is redefining communicationTexting as a “miraculous thing”: 6 ways our generation is redefining communication

Posted By Jessica Gross

Texting is not a blight on the English language, says linguist John McWhorter in today’s talk, given at TED2013. Rather, texting is a “miraculous thing”: a novel linguistic mode that’s redefining the way we communicate with each other — for the better. McWhorter points out that texting shouldn’t be categorized as written language –but as […]