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Subject:Re: Like I mean: "Grammar Stinks." From:Maggie Pierce Secara <maggiros -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 20 Sep 2002 13:30:58 -0700 (PDT)
I'm with you, Jo. And I do spend a certain amount of
time on AOL in IMs and chat in the course of poetry
workshops I help run. One night, someone typed "ne"
and it took me ages to figure out he meant "any". N E,
get it? Yeah, I'm sorry, that's not easier or faster
than just typing "any".
Now mind you, I type fast but badly, so some of my
typoes on-line may *look* like I'm participating in
ircspeak, but that's just totally coincidence. Like,
--- Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com> wrote:
> Maybe I'm just an old fogey (definitely a
> possibility, but while _I_ can say
> that, you can't! :> ), but reading "AOLspeak" slows
> me down! I have to stop
> and analyze what's being said, whereas with "real"
> words, I don't have to, I
> can absorb the meaning much more quickly.
> Anyone else in that particular boat?
> Jo Byrd
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