Re: Verbing text

Subject: Re: Verbing text
From: Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 03:51:37 -0700

Peter Neilson wrote:

> Past (and pret?): texted, texed, text, textated, taxed, texxt - the
> possibilities are endless. I prefer, "Sent a text message to."

So do I, but in coping mode I imagine the past tense of text is tex'd.
Contractions are sublime, no?

> Am I into a useful question here, or am I slowly becoming unhinged?

Peter, it all hinges on you, bruh. Hang in there. I'll nextday you a can
of 3-in-1 oil the minute I read anything squeaky from you.


Ned Bedinger
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