You never write any more; well, hardly anyone does
Mom might get a quick note in the mail. Sister might get a birthday card. But that's about it. For the typical American household these days, nearly two months will pass before a personal letter shows up.
The avalanche of advertising still arrives, of course, along with magazines and catalogs. But personal letters â€” as well as the majority of bill payments â€” have largely been replaced by email, Twitter, Facebook and the like.
"In the future old `love letters' may not be found in boxes in the attic but rather circulating through the Internet, if people care to look for them," said Webster Newbold, a professor of English at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind....
Scott McMahan wrote: This reminds me I haven't engraved a message onto a stone tablet, sent smoke signals, or listened to AM radio recently. This topic is becoming the go-to article topic for a slow news day.
I have been listening to AM radio to listen to good sermons in our area from local preachers. But the Smoke Signal thing; Iv'e never used it. That seems to be the favorite hammer the Technodoiters use on people who do not go hog wild over the latest gadgets.