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 But personal letters ‚ÄĒ as well as the majority of bill payments ‚ÄĒ have largely been replaced by email, Twitter, Facebook and the like.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.