John McWhorter

Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TED2013
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Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there’s much more to texting — linguistically, culturally — than it seems, and it’s all good news.

John McWhorter
/ Linguist

Linguist John McWhorter thinks about language in relation to race, politics and our shared cultural history.  Full bio.

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