Marching forward, ready or not

Differences in language forms among young people – observed while using Facebook. These seem to be pretty universal there, so we may find they are full blown language evolutions – which is fun to watch. (Got any other examples? Drop them in the comments.)

OLD USE: Jane is excited about the cast party.
NEW USE: Jane is so excited for the cast party.

OLD USE: Jane just graduated from Midtown High School.
NEW USE: Jane just graduated Midtown High School.

2 responses to “Marching forward, ready or not

  1. Thanks for clarifying your position. BTW, the comments page has again lost my info. making comments more labor intensive.

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