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Can u rd ths msg? Texting 101 For Parents

Can you read your children's text messages? If you have trouble deciphering them, you're probably not alone. Many parents complain that they cannot understand the arcane jargon of SMS.

Can you read your children's text messages? If you have trouble deciphering them, you're probably not alone. Many parents complain that they cannot understand the arcane jargon of SMS.The NY Times reports that America's largest cellular carrier, Cingular Wireless, is trying to solve this issue with a series of nationwide "texting bees" designed to give parents a crash course on the basics of texting. Cingular also hopes the classes will help it boost sales of handsets and use of text messaging among parents.

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