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However, with new technology and keyboards, newer generations no longer need these older communication skills, like Gregg shorthand.

Although over 20 years ago, language skills such as shorthand classes were taught in many high schools, now students have rarely seen or even heard of forms like shorthand.

The study looked at Baby Boomers (born 1946–1964), Generation Xers (born 1965–1980), Generation Yers (born 1981–2000) and Generation Zers (born 2000 to present).Baby Boomers were more likely to watch TV within the last hour prior to bedtime, 67%, compared to Gen Y’ers (born 1981-2000), who came in at 49%.When asked about computer/internet use within the last hour prior to bedtime, 70% of those polled admitted to using a computer "a few times a week", and from those, 55% of the Gen Z’ers (born mid-1990s or 2000 to present), said they "surf the web" every night before bed.But it might mean e-mail and instant-messenger savvy to a twenty something." People often have private conversations in secret in a crowded room in today's age due to the advances of mobile phones and text messaging.Among "texters" a form of slang or texting lingo has developed, often keeping those not as tech savvy out of the loop.

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