Verboticism: Textliterate

Textliterate

Created by: MithrilShadow

Definition: v., To grasp the meaning of muddled texts like blog posts, emails and text messages where standard grammatical or spelling conventions have been ignored. n., The ability to read and understand confused or poorly written messages.

Pronunciation: tekst-ˈli-tə-ˌrāt

Sentence: Joel had to textliterate the message from his boss's strange grammar form to English, in order for any one in the office to understand what he wanted them to do.

Etymology: Text: the original words and form of a written or printed work Transliterate: to represent or spell in the characters of another alphabet

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Comments: Textliterate

emilylind - 2007-11-15: 20:39:00
I love this word ! Thanks for contributing !