- he says the more people text the better their literacy scores - you need to be able to spell well to be able to abbreviate that spelling,
- he claims dyslexics are not good at texting,
- teachers and examiners report that texting abbreviations are very rarely found in children's and young people's examination answers.
David Crystal - Texts and Tweets: Myths and realities
Or if you want to read more, see David Crystal's book Txting: the gr8 db8
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