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Subject:Re: Related to 'The New Communication' From:Rebecca Stevenson <rjstevenson -at- sprynet -dot- com> To:arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 16 Feb 2006 11:17:56 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
Maybe writing columns for Wired "is simply the art of saying nothing while appearing to say a lot"?
>From: arroxaneullman -at- aol -dot- com
>Sent: Feb 16, 2006 10:57 AM
>To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>Subject: Related to 'The New Communication'
>This op-ed piece relates to some of the discussions here. I am not
>supporting or endorsing the article, merely posting it FYI.
>Literacy Limps Into the Kill Zone
>Commentary by Tony Long
>Today I want to talk about the all-out assault on the English language
>and the role technology plays in that unprovoked and dastardly attack.
>I especially want to talk about the ways dumbing down the language is
>not only seen as acceptable, but is tacitly encouraged as the status
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