A blog for A Level English Language students and teachers. Started in south London, continued in Essex.
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
The Twitter police
New technology is often blamed for a general decline in literacy standards: we've all seen texts and message board posts which feature appalling spelling and grammar ("just wandering wot your doing") and some of us might even have made these horrendous mistakes, but an expanding group of Twitter users have been policing others' language usage, as revealed in this article from the New York Times.