"How the Internet ushered in a Golden Age of Eloquence"
Not sure if this is the correct Forum, but here goes.
The above remarks are taken from an article in our today's paper reviewing a book by a Gretchen McCulloch
One small para. caught my eye;
"There's no moral virtue in using language in the most uptight way. What we think of as the canon of traditional English usage, a lot of those rules are there to appeal to dead people. Why not write for the people who actually exist?"
She then goes on to discuss how your use of internet language denotes your age and generation and classifies us in various groups.
Quite interesting and amusing! Partly aimed at people who struggle with "l'emoji juste", as she says. I was going to scan/copy/paste sections, but it's nearly bedtime!
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