SMS Language Influences Name Choice

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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. Stats for Next Gen Baby Naming Trending: Older & Mild
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