Re: [xmca] Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading?

From: Bruce Robinson <BRUCE who-is-at BRUCEROB.EU>
Date: Mon Jul 28 2008 - 07:55:24 PDT

This may also be of interest:

" Despite doom-laden prophecies, texting has not been the disaster for
language many feared, argues linguistics professor David Crystal. On the
contrary, it improves children's writing and spelling "


Bruce R
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I thought this story might be of interest.
Sprinkle liberally with salt and keep away from open sores.
But also enjoy

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 Is the Internet the enemy of reading, or has it created a new kind of
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