Tuesday, August 12, 2008


Recently Marc Aronson began a fascinating text discussion over at Non Fiction matters: Will texting change language? I have to say that I don't think so. Frankly, I worry that the LOLCat movement will change English--or, at least, English spelling--more.

Now don't get me wrong. I like LOLCats. I especially love LOLVogue over at Jezebel. (Gotta love those moddles!) Now even the Guardian is in on the act with LOLBush. (#4 and #7 are my favorites. Thanks to Jezebel for the link.)*
I'm still mulling over the appropriateness of a British newspaper a) using LOLspeak at all and b) LOL-ing the President of another country. They did make me laugh, though. What say you?