The Associated Press reports that according to Ireland’s Education Department, Ireland’s youth are increasingly becoming poor spellers and writers because of their love of text messaging on cell phones. The department’s Examination Commission released a report on Wednesday that said cutting-edge communications technology has encouraged poor literacy at odds with academic rigor…

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070425/ap_on_hi_te/techbit_ireland_literacy;_ylt=AuVgzjXSIkTdpkJon0rah_lj24cA

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