* 1. What is your gender?

* 2. What is your political affiliation?

* 3. How would you feel if your boss texted everyone, either in formal English or text message language, about a day off instead of talking to them or calling them?

* 4. How many text messages do you send a month (on average)?

* 5. How often do you use "text message" language (such as 2 for to, b/c for because, etc.) when sending text messages to friends?

* 6. How do you communicate with your friends?

* 7. How many mistakes are there in this this sentence: "Im goin 2 the store 2day. brb."

* 8. If you were to decide not to go into work, and you had your manager's number and s/he had texting, what would you do?

* 9. How would you feel if someone turned in a formal piece of writing (for a class or for work) written in text message lingo?