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Technology and the insidious rise of English 2.0

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SMART OR DUMB? It looks like our language will be increasingly defined by engineers and scientists, and not by our tried and true English professors - a rather scary thought.

I DON'T claim to be perfect, but as a writer I try my best to be grammatically correct and to choose my words well. So with a chuckle I have noticed that certain words have had their meanings changed by technology - call it ENGLISH 2.0, if you will. Perhaps only those above the age of 20 will

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