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Old September 27 2012, 06:59 PM   #35
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Re: Details for J. K. Rowling's next novel

Argus Skyhawk wrote: View Post

This is a news article about how Rowling's daughter helped her out with writing modern teenage slang. It includes this quote:
"I remember the first time I heard a teenager say 'LOL.' Just what? But it means 'laugh.' Why don't you just laugh? What are you doing?" Rowling says.
To which I want to say: Wait, are kids nowadays actually saying things like "LOL" out loud? Has texting and Twitter influenced them to the point that they are actually speaking internet abbreviations? Huh.
Sadly, yes. One of my housemates at uni used to use internet abbreviations offline including "OMG, STFU (which he pronounced stufoo) and LOL".
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