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First of all, text can be used as a verb. Of course, with advances in technology, etymological changes follow. (try saying "I 'microwaved' my lunch"100 years ago)
text [t?kst]verb(Electronics & Computer Science / Telecommunications) to send a text message from a mobile phone
So, the obvious answer, if we agree that text is a verb, is that the past tense is 'texted' (pronounced tex-ted)
I called you last night (called - not call)
anyone who thinks the past tense of text is text should be tested (tess-ted) to see if they can speak English properly.
other words that people who can't understand this can use as a reference are:
rested (past tense of rest)bested (to defeat in a competition)dusted (past tense of dust)nestedlistedvested
So, everyone, please, use proper English.
"I just TEXTED you"
If you can't bring yourself to say that, then say:
"I just sent you a TEXT message"
"I just TEXT you"
January 25, 2010, 4:41pm
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