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When did text speak morph into "I intentionally misspell to prove that I am too cool to type properly"?

I understand substituting U for you or R for are.


BUT, to substitute Laydes for Ladies, Bizzness for Business and the like is just ignorant and makes one look either really young or really illiterate..."amirite"? LOL

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BradenIsMySon

Asked by BradenIsMySon at 11:05 AM on Apr. 19, 2011 in

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  • I agree.
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 11:07 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • rolling on floorI would have to agree, sometimes it gets so bad I get a headache trying to read it..........LOL

    Dahis

    Answer by Dahis at 11:08 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • In the 1980s (on message boards) to discourage text filters from finding chats on banned topics like hacking.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:08 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • i agree. to shorten the word is fine like i do "pple" for people but it doesnt seem cool or even funny to mispell a word that has the same word count
    americansugar80

    Answer by americansugar80 at 11:08 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • LOL!!! Been quite the rash of this on here lately!
    kimigogo

    Answer by kimigogo at 11:08 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • That drives me crazy! I hate logging on to FB or reading notes from family members like this- sometimes I can hardly decipher what they're trying to tell me! lol
    lovingmy4babies

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 11:08 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • Yeah it's silly...to tell you the truth I even spell things all the way out in texts! lol....Not sure why just never got into the whole misspelling words on purpose thing lol
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 11:09 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • Wow, anonymous, I know that much. I am referring to the morons. Not the chat geeks.
    BradenIsMySon

    Comment by BradenIsMySon (original poster) at 11:09 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • Drives me crazy!
    VintageWife

    Answer by VintageWife at 11:10 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • – collapse
    wtf who cares? u can undrstan wat im sayin. wen did u get so cool? wit the inventin of the internet?
    Schnizzle

    Answer by Schnizzle at 11:10 AM on Apr. 19, 2011 (hidden) + expand

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