[ 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.
ALL IN FAVO(U)R OF THIS BRITISH VS. AMERICAN ENGLISH QUIZ
There's an ocean of difference between the way people speak English in the US vs. the UK. Are your language skills up to the task of telling the difference? Let's find out!
Question 1 of 7
True or false? British English and American English are only different when it comes to slang words.
Also called text·ese [teks-teez, ‐tees] /tɛksˈtiz, ‐ˈtis/ .
Origin of textspeak
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