Friday, 2 May 2014

Grammar 4eva: Has ‘techspeak’ made time-honoured language skills irrelevant in the Internet age?

“hi, can u pls clarify smthng 4 me?” read the email that landed in Karen McCrindle’s inbox a few years ago from a prospective student she had never met. “say i wnt to take intnl devt study w ur prgm. do i apply to bth prgms or just 1 n which 1 would it B. evry help is appresh8d. thk u.”
If you want to carry on reading the National Post (a Canadian e-paper) article, you can do it here.

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