Database Proof Substratum: Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Punctuation in text messages helps replace cues found in face-to-face conversations

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Emoticons, irregular spellings and exclamation points in text messages aren't sloppy or a sign that written language is going down the tubes -- these 'textisms' help convey meaning and intent in the absence of spoken conversation, according to newly published research.