Conway Wigg shares lessons learned from an eminent linguist, Prof. David Crystal, on the evolution of language and the impact of mobile communication.
While we were walking around St. John’s Wood, London, a few months ago, I came across this sign.
I hadn’t seen anything like that before, at least in the U.S., so I did a double-take. When you think about it, though, it makes perfect sense. Texting is on the rise among “older people” in the U.K., as reported by MediaWeek a while back:
The research claims texting is becoming more prevalent among older people, with 44% of 35 to 44-year-olds and 14% of 45-plus ages sending more than 30 text […]