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  • noun Plural form of textism.

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Examples

  • Dr Clare Wood, Reader in Developmental Psychology at Coventry University, studied the use of "textisms" - abbreviations such as 'plz' and 'hmwrk' - by a group of kids aged between eight and 12 over the course of one academic year.

    The Register

  • Dr Clare Wood, Reader in Developmental Psychology at Coventry University, studied the use of "textisms" - abbreviations such as 'plz' and 'hmwrk' - by a group of kids aged between eight and 12 over the course of one academic year.

    The Register

  • While research shows that students who use more "textisms" - the shorthand lexicon that teens have adopted - do worse on formal writing, they do better on informal writing, says

    ajc.com - News

  • Surprisingly, the children who were better at spelling and writing used the most "textisms".

    textin iz gud 4 ur lang skilz

  • In fact, the children who were the best at using 'textisms' were also found to be the better spellers and writers.

    textin iz gud 4 ur lang skilz

  • In fact, the children who were the best at using 'textisms' were also found to be the better spellers and writers.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Surprisingly, the children who were better at spelling and writing used the most "textisms".

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • This is usually assumed to be a very bad thing and it doesn't take long to unearth worries associated with "textisms" especially when it comes to children and "hmwk".

    BBC Blog Network

  • One report published in the March issue of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology said that children who use "textisms" on mobile phones may in fact be helping their literacy.

    JournalStar.com - News Articles

  • In fact, the children who were the best at using ‘textisms’ were also found to be the better spellers and writers.

    2009 February 25 | Netflow Developments

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