Writing a post in 140 character segments. @Dad wonders if severe word limits diminish communication. #solvingworldproblemsoverdinner
He suggests brevity isn’t always preferred. I say synthesis is a higher order thinking skill. #dadsfirstfishtaco #macandcheeseforme
Language is an act of negotiating meaning, he says. I wonder, isn’t that what we do here? Negotiate meaning in a small space. #doesgrammarcount
Maybe so, says dad. I’m just not sure it’s what we want their language to be. Maybe yes maybe no, but it’s language #wewantlangauge
He pays for the tapas and beer, I choose the Cuban desserts to share. one has gold sparkles. #dessertwithneighbors.
World’s problems solved. Glad we could solve them together #meandmypopsathebeach