Index of topics
The alphabetical arrangement of this indexis word-by-word.
abbreviations, 127, 147
in Netspeak, 34, 38, 39, 41, 81, 84–6, 106, 122, 156, 164, 165, 185
in searching, 215
in texting, 229–31
accents (diacritics), 222
accents (speech), 2, 147, 228
acceptability, 7
access devices, 225
accommodation, 147, 188
acknowledgements in e-mails, 113
acronyms see abbreviations
addicted to the Internet, 4–5
address conventions, 77
adjacency-pairs, 33, 100, 148, 158
illusion of, 142
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons, 173
advertising, 21, 89
in chatgroups, 132, 133, 168
in e-mails, 98, 99, 122–3
on the Web, 196–7
ALFIE, 210, 215
Alis Technologies, 216
alphabets, 222
Alta Vista, 218
amateur radio, 50
ambiguity, 32, 35–9, 49, 57, 89, 111–12, 183
in emoting, 185
in nicknames, 161
in responding to questions, 123
in spamming, 54
in texting, 230
international, 127
of silence, 159
American attitudes to silence, 32
American Dialect Society, 21
American English see English
American Heritage Dictionary,66
ampersand, 214
anaphora
in chatgroup messages, 143
in e-mails, 113
angle brackets, 35, 39, 90, 91, 96, 97
marking e-mail lines, 115–20
marking nicknames, 163
Anglo-Saxon, 84
animated text, 46, 196, 201
anonymity, 39, 48, 50, 55, 130, 133, 166–7, 170, 191–4, 227–8
anonymizers, 50
apostrophes, 164, 214
applied Internet linguistics, 231–7
appropriateness, 72, 94, 228
Arabic, 222, 234
arches, 175
archiving, 45, 105, 133, 196, 219
argot, 230
arrows (expressing location), 90
articles (in chatgroups), 133
artists against corporate language, 213
Arts and Humanities Data Service, 196
ASCII
art, 104, 240
symbols, 190, 222
Asiaweek,1
asterisks, 90
expressing prosody, 35, 87, 90
expressing unacceptability, 100, 164
hiding expletives, 71
in character notes, 104
in chatgroups, 154, 158, 163–4
names used, 89
triple, 154, 158, 163
visual effect, 124

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • 1 - A Linguistic Perspective 1
  • 2 - The Medium of Netspeak 24
  • 3 - Finding an Identity 62
  • 4 - The Language of E-Mail 94
  • 5 - The Language of Chatgroups 129
  • 6 - The Language of Virtual Worlds 171
  • 7 - The Language of the Web 195
  • 8 - The Linguistic Future of the Internet 224
  • References 243
  • Index of Authors 253
  • Index of Topics 256
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