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How twitter will shape our language (BBC)

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In a world much influenced by social media, there is now a belief that things like Twitter will shape us.

And with Twitter preparing to go on the stockmarket, Tom Chatfield of the BBC writes about how tweets and hashtags will shape how we think.

Maybe it will also shape how we write – and spell. Will at-signs and hashtags become necessary attributes to civilised written language?

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