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Flirtexting

Today's second-stupidest neologism: Flirtexting. It's a site, and a book. And a worldview?

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 10:31 a.m. ET

Posted on May 8, 2009, at 4:09 p.m. ET

To save you time, here's what you need to know, from one of the book's authors: "We say, 'If you don't wanna date, abbreviate.' Too many abbreviations is a turn off, so be very careful. If you don't have to abbreviate, then don't. For 'OK,' you can write the letter 'k,' and for 'are' you can write the letter 'r,' but never the 'great' with the 8 in the middle [gr8]. Please never do that." (via)

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