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From a Father of the Church to everyone who texts and tweets

A note from a Father of the Church to everyone who texts and tweets. Tip o’ the biretta to the Laudator. Basil, letter XII (to Olympius; tr. Roy J. Deferrari): You used to write us little enough, but now you … Continue reading

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“Did you get my texts?”

I really like the option of texting.  However, I do get some that I am not so pleased to get.  And they almost always come at the wrong moment. From xkcd:

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SMS et Pipationes … LATINE! MVR!

Picked up via rogueclassicism and a Google+ page: +Lauren Stein suggested coming up with a list of Latin abbreviations for texting. I’m pasting in here some ideas for that which already surfaced at the eClassics Ning a couple of years … Continue reading

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