The Meaning Of All Caps—In Texting And In Life

“What’s cool about expressive lengthening is that, although it started as a very literal representation of longer sounds, it’s ended up creating a form of emotional expression that now has no possible spoken equivalent, making it more akin to its typographical cousins, all-caps and italics.”

Source: Wired
Published: Jul 23, 2019
Length: 8 minutes (2,003 words)
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