OMG! The shortcuts and symbols that teenagers use in electronic conversations are creeping into their schoolwork!
That's one of the conclusions of a study released Thursday by the Pew Internet and American Life Project and the National Commission on Writing, and it's no surprise to Sacramento teens.
"My drama teacher gets papers that use "b/c" for "because," said Katie Talbot, a senior at McClatchy High School in Sacramento. "Sometimes I get text messages and I have no idea what they mean. Why can't people just use a few more letters and have it make sense? I think writing is very important. I guess my generation is just super-lazy."
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