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Texting Can Have A Negative Effect On Linguistics
2012-02-17 09:03:20

A new study finds that people who send frequent text messages may have linguistic problems when trying to interpret and accept words.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]