Wednesday, March 01, 2006

OMG: IM Slang Is Invading Everyday English

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast from NPR - about the use of IM slang in everyday spoken English. It was posted to the web on 18 February 2006 at:

The show notes for this podcast included the following:

"If you "instant message," you may know the acronym LOL (Laughing Out Loud). But how about BRB, TTYL or ROFL? Take note: you're increasingly likely to encounter IM-speak in the verbal world."

I hope you enjoy this podcast!

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