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Word of the Week: Sexting

September 10, 2009 Word No Comments

The Word of the Week is sexting. This word refers to people, usually the kids these days, sending sexually suggestive, or indeed, even sexually explicit text messages to one another.

I enjoy the word because it is only ever used on the news, and it perfectly illustrates the media’s total lack of understanding of youth and youth culture. I especially find the groaning sound I make each time it is uttered to be enjoyable.

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