All the linguistic things, all the time. Well, a lot of them, daily.
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Striking gender differences in emoticon usage among teenagers. More about language and technology in the ebook that I got this image from: Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media.
Related: I can has thesis? A linguistic analysis of lolspeak, A linguistic analysis of fandom pairing (ship) names, and more language on the internet.
Interesting to see guys leading in ;) and :( — one can only assume the former comes from all those creepy dick-thought...
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