Tag: emojis

Emojis and the Language of the Internet

People have been complaining about language being ruined by younger generations for thousands of years. Linguist John McWhorter noted that a Roman scholar in 63 AD complained about Latin students writing in an “artificial language” when they were writing in a language that would later become French. While teen text language, fraught with acronyms and emoticons, may be frowned...
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