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The Resource Txtng : the Gr8 Db8, David Crystal ; with cartoons by Ed McLachlan

Txtng : the Gr8 Db8, David Crystal ; with cartoons by Ed McLachlan

Label
Txtng : the Gr8 Db8
Title
Txtng
Title remainder
the Gr8 Db8
Statement of responsibility
David Crystal ; with cartoons by Ed McLachlan
Title variation
Texting
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Does txtng spell the end of literacy? David Crystal looks at the evidence, investigating how txtng began, what it is, why it's used, and how it works. Txtng: The Gr8 Db8 is entertaining and instructive: reassuring for parents, illuminating for teenagers, fascinating for everyone. - ;This book takes a long hard look at the text-messaging phenomenon and its effects on literacy, language, and society. Young people who seem to spend much of their time texting sometimes appear unable or unwilling to write much else. Media outrage has ensued. "It is bleak, bald, sad shorthand," writes a co
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crystal, David
Dewey number
004.692
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5105.73
LC item number
.C79 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electronic mail systems
  • Online data processing
  • Text messages (Cell phone systems)
  • Cell phones
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • Cell phones
  • Electronic mail systems
  • Online data processing
  • Text messages (Cell phone systems)
  • SMS
  • Soziolinguistik
Label
Txtng : the Gr8 Db8, David Crystal ; with cartoons by Ed McLachlan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The hype about texting -- How weird is texting? -- What makes texting distinctive? -- Why do they do it? -- Who texts? -- What do they text about? -- How do other languages do it? -- Why all the fuss? -- Glossary -- English text abbreviations -- Text abbreviations in eleven languages
Control code
269675589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611770167
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)269675589
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Txtng : the Gr8 Db8, David Crystal ; with cartoons by Ed McLachlan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The hype about texting -- How weird is texting? -- What makes texting distinctive? -- Why do they do it? -- Who texts? -- What do they text about? -- How do other languages do it? -- Why all the fuss? -- Glossary -- English text abbreviations -- Text abbreviations in eleven languages
Control code
269675589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611770167
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)269675589
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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