Subscribe via RSS Feed Connect on Google Plus Connect on Flickr

Fingered speech

Tuesday, 5 March, 2013

One of the specialties of radical thinker and linguist John McWhorter is how the grammar of languages changes as the result of socio-historical phenomena, such as the pervasive use of mobile phones. Texting is a kind of writing like talking, says McWhorter, who calls it “fingered speech”.


Comments are closed.