"hey fans! im at bat,. btm 9th, bases loaded, score tied--oops, jst got called strike1!"
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"OMG! I just got born!"
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"She's texting me, but I think she's also subtexting me."
"Nd how did tht mke u feel?"
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"Let me see what my mother wants — aside from attention."
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"I once mistakenly thought I was dating someone for a whole month because I couldn't tell his texts were sarcastic."
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You hang up. No, you hang up.
"Honey, please don't talk to Daddy when he's in a chat room."
"Jessica tells me you have a Twitter following in the six figures."
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"They've remained remarkably faithful to the text."
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The I.M.s of Romeo and Juliet
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"It's like texting, but for dead people."
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"I'm Sorry, Everyone - My E-Mail Account Got Hacked Last Night By Some Alcohol"
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"If I don't make it out of here alive, please send my sweetheart this picture of my crotch."
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Even Superheroes Are Always On Their Phones
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Tags:you called, text, texts, texting, smartphone addicts, smartphone addiction, smartphone addict, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, smartphone, smartphones, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, waiting staff, waitstaff, waiter, waiters, eating out, dining out, bad customer service, bad service
"U txtn 2 me?"
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"Dennis, I would like to talk to you for a minute-off-line."
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"Was I supposed to answer? I thought it was a rhetorical text."
"Did you get that text I sent asking you to turn around?"
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Science of Little Round Things
"What were you texting that was so important?"
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