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Now, I hear about "text addiction." And that teenagers are sending thousands of texts per month. Again, why? I myself was late to the game when it comes to cell phones. I'd had one for a few years before I ever texted. I'm like, "hey, this thing here is a phone, and I can call people with it." Texting seemed kind of low-tech, what with it's tiny monochrome screen. It seemed like going back to the old computer BBS, only a little less useful. But being married to a flight attendant, I soon found that texting was very useful for those times when talking wouldn't be practical or possible. These days, I might text a dozen or so times per week.
But how does this become an addiction? And how could people be so addicted, that they'd text while driving? It's beyond stupid, and beyond my comprehension. By the way, the first sentence of the excerpted article below is not true.
'TXTNG KILLS' Anti-Texting Thumb Bands Get Thumbs Up from Police
We've all been guilty of it at some point, especially the harried business travelers among us, but texting while driving is not only illegal in most places -- it can be fatal. Several campaigns are under way to encourage people to kick the habit, including a few smartphone apps. . .
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