Txtng: The Gr8 Db8
Publish date: September 1st 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I'm a total geek when it comes to English Language and I'm slowly working my way through David Crystal's books. This was one that really interested me as text speak is something that really grates, but is also something I used a lot in my teens! This book really gives a great insight to the language...
Back in 1996 when internet chatrooms were fairly new, an asocial geek in my honors English class wrote a paper on the validity of an exciting new type of language that was cropping up in chatrooms where people were regularly using abbreviated phrases like LOL (laugh out loud), ROFL (rolling on floor...
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