SMS Language Influences Name Choice

By: Alex Covert - Published: Mar 14, 2008 • References: popgadget.net
The mystery of texting has brought with it, a unique language known to the "uncool" as SMS language. This language uses abbreviations for certain sounds and replaces traditional ways of spelling words with more intuitive ones - "y" instead of "i" and "k" instead of "c". Thus, new ways of spelling baby names - names like Alex-Zander, Cam'ron, Emma-Lee, Ozkah, Thaillah, Jasyn, Mylyssa, and Ameleiyah. Perhaps this is the beginning of a global language.