Raider Rants: Texting

“Hey, I texted you!” or “I told you on Facebook.” Really? This is considered communication? A systematic “hey watz up?” “nm. lol.” We accept as a primary way to communicate? Every day we’re sending mindless messages, ignoring the fact that our cell phones HAVE A CALL FEATURE! Shocking, I know, but by pressing the magical green button, you can actually hear a person on the other end! What an amazing concept. So next time you’re sitting around about to text your best friend, why don’t you have a REAL conversation inste —- oh hey g2g, i got a txt.

A version of this article appeared in print on 21 November 2011, on page 7 of The Shakerite.

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