John McWhorter

Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

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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.

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John McWhorter · Linguist

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

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