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Flirtexting

Today's second-stupidest neologism: Flirtexting. It's a site, and a book. And a worldview?

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To save you time, here's what you need to know, from one of the book's authors: "We say, 'If you don't wanna date, abbreviate.' Too many abbreviations is a turn off, so be very careful. If you don't have to abbreviate, then don't. For 'OK,' you can write the letter 'k,' and for 'are' you can write the letter 'r,' but never the 'great' with the 8 in the middle [gr8]. Please never do that." (via)

I mostly like old, unpopular things, like from 2002. I'm also 102 years old.

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