From: Grant Callaghan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue 04 Mar 2003 - 16:29:06 GMT
"Judith Gillespie, of the Scottish Parent Teacher Council, told the
newspaper a decline in grammar and written English was partly linked to
the text messaging craze.
"Pupils think orally and write phonetically," she said."
Every time our language or culture changes people come rushing forth to
predict their decline and fall. Change is just change. It comes with the
territory. Just as summer, fall and winter follow spring, culture is going
to look different with the passage of time. It's neither decline nor
ascent. It's just change.
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