vocabulary http://wlrn.org en Why Academics Need To Chill Out About 'Text Talk,' Srsly http://wlrn.org/post/why-academics-need-chill-out-about-text-talk-srsly <p></p><p>For a few years now, teachers and English purists have bemoaned the slow, painful death of language. It was bad enough when only rock music and television were the enemy.</p><p>Today it's smartphones. In fact, in a recent article a professor bemoans to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/social-media/9813109/Art-of-essay-writing-damaged-by-Twitter-and-Facebook-Cambridge-don-warns.html"><u>The Telegraph</u></a> that social media network Twitter is causing students’ writing skills to “go down the plug hole.”</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:34:12 +0000 Neyda Borges 19769 at http://wlrn.org Why Academics Need To Chill Out About 'Text Talk,' Srsly