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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of text.


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  • Jay-Z, when the rapper turned up "I think the guy from the label texted him," she notes, wryly.

    The Guardian World News

  • But sometimes, cyberbullying takes place with nary a word texted or a message posted, a panel of Internet experts said in Minneapolis on Thursday. rss feed

  • Rihanna has been traveling a lot since being beaten senseless and threatened with murder after somebody booty call texted Chris Brown, 19, in February.

    The Hollywood Gossip

  • * Keep in mind that not even once in my whole life have I ever "texted" anyone, and I hardly even use the phone anymore.

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  • I do not answer nor do I send text messages; I operate on the assumption that anything so important that I should be 'texted' warrants an actual phone call, as such I can not comment on the quality of writing going into 'texting.'

    Meditations on the Melancholy State of Outdoor Writing

  • I used my cell phone (these things are pretty excellent and very convenient in a situation like this one) to convey this information and then I "texted" them the address so they wouldn't miss it.

    Gheorghe: The Blog

  • Disappointed to see the Guardian favours 'texted'.

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  • Upon first read, and given the context of the digital world we live in, it was ASSUMED that he 'texted' everyone (or used some other digital communication) accidentally. what's new online!

  • Blair recalled how he "texted" hello to a friend using a new mobile phone on the day he stepped down as prime minister after 10 years in office.

  • The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy conducted a survey and found that one-fifth of teens had e-mailed or "texted" racy "skin pics" of themselves -- and that one-third had viewed such electronic snapshots of other teens.



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