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Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Predictive text creating secret teen language

Forget a dictionary of slang, if you want to know what your kids are talking about then use your mobile phone. Children are inventing a whole new verbal language based entirely on the predictive text function they use to send messages on their mobiles. They are replacing words they mean with the first alternative that comes up when typing a message.

7, February 2008
The Telegraph

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