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In his conference « Txtng is killing language. JK !!! », Mr. John McWorther tells us what texting really is. He insists on the fact that texting is not a scourge in our society and that it is not going to kill the way we used to write because texting is something different from writing. Texting is speaking. Also, he says that it is normal for people with cellphones to want to write like they speak because they have someone somewhere that will receive the message quickly in the end. Mr. McWorther calls that « fingered speech ». Beside that, with the text message came new way of using some words like « LOL ». It used to mean « lauging out loud » but with texting it became something different. « LOL » now mean somethin more subtle more ironic that translate maybe just a hiccup. Moreover, we have to keep in mind that writing keep changing though the years and, somehow, there is always someone unsatisfied with the way others use it. In other words, texting is not writing, it is a speech that came to us with cellphones, something that need to be fast done and fast answered, no time to think about capital letters and punctuation, this is speaking.