If you have been following along with me for any period of time, you know that I have a thing about language. And not only language but formal use of language. And a few people will tell you that I cannot spell to save my life (thank goodness for the red wavy line). That being said, when I get an email like this, I cringe:
BABE… i guess your not getting any of my email huh? ive been tryign to email u so many times but this dam laptop is such a piece of garbage and keeps freezing.. anyways how u been?
Of course, it is a spam message. At the bottom of a very long, almost unreadable, 1000 word message is a come on link that I assure you, you do not want to click. It is a typical example of this sort of thing, but what really surprises me is how bad the language is. Not just the random capitalization (and lack there of) and the slang shortcuts but just bad English. It concerns me that someone thinks this is the right way to to send mail. And since they have sent it, that people might actually write and talk this way! If this is the future of the English language, I have a very dim view of the next generation.
Not to mention the spammers.