We were doing this back in the 80s at least.
DU: No, but language isn't created when it exits a keyboard. It is created when it exits a human.
The 10th Regiment of Foot: ...my vocal cords don't come with a "/" key. Interestingly enough some people actually still speak with one another!
We were using slash like this before slash was cool slash being written about.
Does anyone care if my cousin comes and visits slash stays with us Friday night?
Does anyone care if my cousin comes and visits-slash-stays with us Friday night?
Now I wouldn’t write that phrase down that way, with the slash spelled out, but students tell me they now often do.
klangklangston:I wonder how much the IRC protocols have to do with it... That's where I remember seeing most of it, in the "/sarcasm" vein.
please give this to -----------
JUST SAW ALEX!
[hey we haven't talked in a while] -----------
I just chubbed on oatmeal raisin cookies at north quad and i miss you
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