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text messaging

Sending a short typed message, typically no more than 160 characters, from one mobile phone user to another. All mobile platforms are supported. Also called "texting," text messaging is "instant messaging" via cellphone. The short message service is text only (see SMS), while the multimedia messaging service supports images and video (see MMS). Worldwide, millions of text messages are sent every minute. See text messaging vs. instant messaging, Twitter, textalyzer, LINE messaging system, Jott, chat, iMessage, sexting, smexting and instant messaging.
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Considering that a battle was going on with heavy casualties, the general's txts had the ring of formality in style and substance.
Our children know this already as they research their homework on the web, pick up their txts and msn messages, before leaping on to their PlayStation or watching a bit of telly.
A long time not reading ur txts is reward 4 everyone.
The book - called r father n hvn: up 2 d8 txts frm d bible - was inspired by a German pastor who conducted a sermon to younger members of his congregation by text message.
The results are in a book called r father n hvn: up 2 d8 txts frm d bible.
Followed by: "That dope is ignorin my calls and txts. For an ex army officer she's afraid of lil Nemo."
Txts cost pounds 1.50/!2 per msg + standard network charge.
He txts all the database members, of which I'm one, saying 'Please come and see the City.' But why?
#NOTE to Keith Grammar School in Banff, which is planning to send text messages to parents about their children's exam results -people over the age of 40 are too old to receive 'txts'.
Txts are charged at pounds 1.50 for 4sms, available on all networks except 3network.
My girlf txts and facebks on her phone in bed @ night & it really annoys me.
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