Gap Fill - Full Stop - Level 6


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Linguistics studied the effect of technology on the we use language. Dr Lauren Fonteyn said: "If you send a text message without a full stop, it's already that you've concluded the message." She suggested that finished messages with full stops are perceived of by young people as being . Journalist Victoria Turk wrote: "In a messaging , a period is simply not . It's clear when you've finished your thought, so what function does the period fulfill? As a , using a period in messaging...can come across as if you're quite cross or ." She added full stops are being used after every in a sentence. She gave the example: "Just. Look. How. . This. Is."

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