Text Messaging Crispin Thurlow and Michele Poff

The pragmatics of texting: A case study One early example of empirical research published on texting was our own study (Thurlow 2003). Note 3 Based on a corpus of actual text messages, ...


Text Messaging and its Effects on Teens' Grammar

When calculating the amount of hours in a single month, just think about the astronomical amount that this girl is texting per minute. Imagine what this California girl's teachers are probably seeing in her schoolwork.


The Mechanics of Text Messaging and Instant Messaging

Research Question 3: Is extensive prior experience with word processing and IM reflected in American texting? Findings reported here involve three linguistic areas. 4 The first is length: ...


Texting 101: The new lingo and jargon for text messaging

Texting 101: The new lingo and jargon for text messaging September 2, 8:08 PM San Jose Culture Examiner Juliette Farkouh This article is part of San Jose's Info 101 Blackberry handhelds PDA Ruok is not a Celtic rune but an ...


Insights into the Social and Psychological Effects of SMS ...

The social ecology of texting-- textmates and text circles The distinctive affordances of texting that attract Texters appear to create a special kind of "text world" with its own social ecology and structure.



ARTICLES ON TEXTING AND DRIVING U.S. bans texting by truck and bus drivers By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Truck and bus drivers who travel interstate roadways are now banned from using a handheld device to send text messages, U.S. officials said ...


the distracted brain

About 14 percent of people admitted to texting while driving in the past 30 days. 12 Although texting is clearly a serious distraction, NSC data shows drivers talking on cell phones are involved in more crashes.


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Introduction by Jill and Charles Hadfield (series editors) The texts Txtcommndmnts Langwij by Norman Silver TEXT MESSAGES Texting Dallid Crystal Textingisa startling modern phenomenon, one that'has gripped the imagination of the UK in a very short space of time and already has its own language ...



We are asking employers to send a clear message to workers and supervisors that your company neither requires nor condones texting while driving."


New Driving Safety Laws Take Effect in Texas

1 New Driving Safety Laws Take Effect in Texas By Craig A. Conway, J.D., LL.M. (Health Law) [email protected] Legislators at the federal and state levels are actively addressing potential traffic accidents due, in part, to cell phone use and/or texting while driving.


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