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Living languages are dynamic and English is no exception. Using "text" and its variants as a verb is relatively new, and just another example of how language adapts to change. Latin does not change because it is a dead language while living languages do. Therefore, "John texted Mary," stands as it correctly uses the transitive verb "texted".
May 28, 2012, 3:05am
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