It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year.
The first season's "Complex" story arc focuses on the Laughing Man incident, a highly publicized kidnapping by a master hacker who can hack cyberbrains in real time, and a government coverup that led to the original event.
The second season's "Individual" story arc focuses on a terrorist cell known as the Individual Eleven, led by the mysterious Hideo Kuze, as well as a "Dual" story arc that focuses on Section 9's conflict with Kazundo Gouda's Cabinet Intelligence Service. Due to providing funding for the series, [adult swim] holds permanent broadcasting rights.
and absolutely nobody would text ‘Christmas’ when ‘Xmas’ would do.
Texts have changed the way we write, obliterating conventional punctuations and replacing properly spelled words with abbreviations, initials and ‘emoticon’ smiley symbols.
Imbued with festive spirit, Papworth sent the telenote message ‘Merry Christmas’ from his computer to technical director Richard Jarvis’s Orbitel 901 phone.
Little did he know that two decades later, telenotes would be called texts; the trillions sent around the world would generate an annual £73.5 billion; 3 billion texts a week would be sent in the UK alone ...
I will leave an envelope at the front desk under ms daniels. Get settled and let me know J when you are ready to see me. You can come down the stair well next to your room.
Make sure absolutely no one sees you The 26-word, 160-character (with spaces) message used by Guinness World Records to measure speed texting.
In the meantime, here are some of the most outrageous, newsworthy, moving and shocking texts from the past two decades: Sent in June 1993 by Brennan Hayden, an engineer for an Irish telecoms company, working in Los Angeles. Hayden jokily chose the word ‘burp’ because he saw the medium as a new baby.
Sent on November 12, 2009, by Canada’s transport minister John Baird to a constituent who happened to be at a black-tie gala in Toronto.
Last year the word ‘sexting’ (sending explicit images of yourself with a text) entered the Oxford dictionary, while it was revealed that one-in-ten twentysomethings have texted while having sex.