‘Why don’t people write on toilet walls anymore?’ ‘Because they are too busy Facebooking or texting.’ #transliteracy

Toiletwall Couldn't resist taking a photo of this interesting example of transliterate change in our lavatories. Sorry it's a bit indistinct – you may need to click to enlarge. 

The writer on the left asks 'Why don't people write on toilet walls any more?'

And the commenter on the right replies: 'Because they are too busy Facebooking or texting instead'.

I think this is probably true. Any thoughts? Is the same change happening in mens' loos?

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2 thoughts on “‘Why don’t people write on toilet walls anymore?’ ‘Because they are too busy Facebooking or texting.’ #transliteracy

  1. I did see today, in the women’s loo, a writer who asked for users of the loo to follow her on twitter and there was the @ alias. Perhaps I should also mention that this loo was in the Interdisciplinary Science Building at the University of Alberta…

  2. dads blog

    Transliteracy Research Group: ‘Why don’t people write on toilet walls anymore?’ ‘Because they are too busy Facebooking or texting.’ #transliteracy

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