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Questions and answers about stuff including texting


The Kids Book of Questions
Now more than ever, parents are told how important it is to talk meaningfully to their kids. This is the book that makes it happen.

Texting Abbreviations
Texting Abbreviations and acronyms. What do they all mean?

Why is Easter called Easter?
Grandpa knows why Easter is called Easter. Do you know why?

Why go to Church?
Find out why you should go to church!

Why is organic
food more expensive?

Find out why organic food is more expensive.


What Does Yolo Mean?
Do you know what Yolo means that you see on Facebook and Twitter?

What is the boiling point?
Do you know what the boiling point is? It is more to it than you may think!

Why is breakfast important?
Find out why breakfast is important!

Why Eat Less Meat?
You may want to cut down on all that red meat. Find out why here!

Why is Gluten bad?
What is Gluten and why is it bad for you?



Txtng: The Gr8 Db8
Text messaging has spread like wildfire. Indeed texting is so widespread that many parents, teachers, and media pundits have been outspoken in their criticism of it. Does texting spell the end of western civilization? In this humorous, level-headed and insightful book, David Crystal argues that the panic over texting is misplaced. Crystal, a world renowned linguist and prolific author on the uses and abuses of English, here looks at every aspect of the phenomenon of text-messaging and considers its effects on literacy, language, and society. He explains how texting began, how it works, who uses it, and how much it is used, and he shows how to interpret the mixture of pictograms, logograms, abbreviations, symbols, and wordplay typically used in texting. He finds that the texting system of conveying sounds and concepts goes back a long way--to the very origins of writing. And far from hindering children's literacy, texting turns out to help it.



What does SMH mean?
What does SMH mean?

Price of Stamp
Past, current, and future price of first class stamps.

How much is a stamp?
Get current stamp price here.

Proverbs and Sayings
Collection of more than 1000 proverbs and sayings.



















 
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