INTERNET SLANG . Slang Definition . It consists of a number of different ways of speaking , sub-languages, expressions, spelling techniques and idioms that have obtained most of their meaning on the Internet.
Slang Definition • It consists of a number of different ways of speaking, sub-languages, expressions, spelling techniques and idioms that have obtained most of their meaning on the Internet. • These different kinds of language can be either known as chatspeak, SMS speak/Textspeak or IM language. • In the broadest sense Internet slang also includes emoticons, or simple graphics typed with keyboard strokes.
Against the internet slang Appropriacy?
"It was clear many students found it difficult to get through a sentence without saying 'innit' or 'do you know what I mean’ “ • Someone had written, "LOL, IDK!" instead of an answer. • wit – with; wut – what; • 4 – for; 2 – two; • Adding “z”
"inoe u dntnoeemii,idonnohuu u r" - I know you do not know me, I do not know who you arema m8s wnt ova" - my mates went over.
Prof. David Crystal – Defender of the Internet slang • “Language and the Internet” - the Internet is in fact enabling a dramatic expansion to take place in the range and variety of language, and is providing unprecedented opportunities for personal creativity
Is electronic revolution bringing a linguistic revolution? • Speech in the beginning • Writing - 10,000 years ago • Signing - system of communication used by the deaf • A new medium of linguistic communication does not arrive very often, in the history of the race.
If you are a bad speller and you just have trouble spelling, you are a bad speller. • If you are a bad speller, actually, you won’t text message. • If you are leaving letters out because it’s cool to do so, you have to know that the letters are there in first place.
The English language changed from Old English New Modern Day English, maybe Slang is the next step forward.