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textspeak

[ tekst-speek ]
/ ˈtɛkstˌspik /
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noun Digital Technology.
a form of written language as used in text messages and other digital communications, characterized by many abbreviations and typically not following standard grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style.
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SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also called text·ese [teks-teez, ‐tees] /tɛksˈtiz, ‐ˈtis/ .

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