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“The energy that used to go into open classism and racism now goes into disparaging people’s grammar.”Mr.
Cohen now uses an app that ranks the message quality of prospective dates.
I just delete them.” She recalls the red flag raised by one potential suitor who had written his entire dating profile in lowercase.
Language has always played a part in how people judge others, but it has become amplified in recent years with increasing informal and colloquial usage, says Ben Zimmer, a lexicographer and chair of the New Words Committee of the American Dialect Society. Zimmer also writes a column about language for The Wall Street Journal.“Before, we just heard informal language in spoken contexts, but now it surrounds us all the time” on email, text, instant message and social media, he says.
When I read the profile of someone I’d like to meet, I write them a personalized letter pointing out some of our common interests, adding a bit of levity where I can, suggesting we meet for coffee and conversation. Since we are both members of this group seeking the same goal — companionship — doesn’t social etiquette require some acknowledgment of receipt and a response?