OMG we’ve been in decline forever

OMG we’ve been in decline forever

The Economist on how we tlkd b4 txting:

Here’s a good mental habit: when someone tells you that some new phenomenon is ruining the lanuage, the youth, our very ability to think, or what have you, check whether the phenomenon is genuinely new. Chances are, it’s not. Then check to see if people have been complaining about it forever. There’s a good chance that they have.