Did you notice that there are more and more people learning a third language, apart from their mother tongue and a working language? Why?
The brevity of the “texting” phenomenon has summarily killed much of the etiquette, courtesy, and beauty in written communication – and that is NOT a good thing.
How often have you seen language akin to “gimme dat” or “i wan tis” in text or email messages these days? How often have you seen proper and formal salutations in correspondence that are congruent with social etiquette?
If you experienced the inability to input Chinese characters on your Mac, it may be due to a small “tick” in one of the options. This is a short article.