Oh no, apparently there is now a growing sub-culture which is developing elite skills in SMS text messaging. According to this The Age article from down under, Sony Ericsson is now sponsoring a Text Message Championship (how fast can you send a 40 character message? – the record is 28.49 seconds) apparently inspired by tales of amazing skill by sms wizards –
“I watched as a girl sent off a picture, message and sound in one go without looking at the phone. She was talking to the reporter. I was amazed.” Eeek!