One of the scariest things I have read today

I have been responding to questions by students who are interested in studying law and I came across this query which is one of the scariest things I think I have read for a long time:

if i chould lyk to study media law bt i cnt afford it, z there any basaries provide, n wht oportunites do i hv wen i hv study media lw

English isn’t this person’s first language but he didn’t even use full words. It seems that he posted this stuff to Facebook using his phone and didn’t make the transition from whatever this abbreviated language in mobile text messages is called to full words and sentences in a Facebook comment.

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Enthusiast, writer, Happiness Engineer at Automattic. I take photos too. Passionate about my wife, Gina and #proudDad.

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  1. This kind of interaction in a corporate environment will get you nowhere. There seems to be a massive disconnect between what is ‘allowed’ in social conversation and how you should speak to people in  a business setting.

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