RE: Verbing text

Subject: RE: Verbing text
From: "Hemstreet, Deborah" <DHemstreet -at- kaydon -dot- com>
To: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 16:05:30 -0400

<<Peter Nielsen asked "The word "text" has now become a verb. Although I
do not use the feature
on my cell phone, apparently there are many who do. In school, it's a
neat way of passing notes to other students, something that was /streng
verboten/ when I was a wee lad.
Immediately the question arises, what are the principle parts of the
verb "to text"?
Present: text
Past (and pret?): texted, texed, text, textated, taxed, texxt - the
possibilities are endless. I prefer, "Sent a text message to."
What do you techwhirlers do?
Am I into a useful question here, or am I slowly becoming unhinged?">>

I texted that I'm unhinged.

She texted that she is unhinged.

He texts that he is unhinged.

I texted for textability.

The texters texted all day.

I am texting right now (sort of).

It's all rather textacious, don't you think?

Have a great day - with or without text....

Deborah (lol)


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