By Braddah Lance
In dis day and age, if you no mo' email by now......... wassah mattah you? Just joke.... it's au'ight if you technologically challenged.
We've heard time and time again dat "communication" is vital in getting your message across for both understanding and well, communicating. Whether dat communication be verbal, non-verbal, email, text, mind reading, googly faces, watevahs - it's da one thing we do every single day for every single second even while we sleep.
Email is a particular monstah dat I get kinda irked with especially at work - even at home mind you. Wat I no understand is how difficult is it to hit da "Reply" button?
Seriously, especially if you're replying to a question or a situation dat needs more clarification, why can't you hit reply instead of creating an entirely separate message or da absolute worst, hitting reply and not even including da original message(s)!!!
Uggggh! Wassup Wit Dat!
How can you expect clear answers if da original "question" - or information - isn't even included? How can you expect quick responsive answers if I have to spend time digging up old emails or doing repetitive research on issues dat were already explained or responded to?? It's such a simple thing to click and da computah even does it for you so you don't have to modify, edit or do anything to it but click "Reply" and type your response.
And then there are those who regularly receive "group emails". How many of you meant to reply back just to one person but hit da reply all button and sent it?
Guilty. Although I've only done it a couple of times.
One of da biggest things I like about "Reply" is dat it helps memory challenged people like me reread da "history" of da message and know dat I get "back up". There's been so many times dat I've been told one thing but da email says anoddah and since my memory really sucks, it has saved my okole on choke occasions cause I get 'em in "writing".
Texting has come a long way too wea they keep your text history, I say, for proof. I get one friend das just as forgetful as me so we're always going back to our texts saying, "see, das not wat you said".
Has email saved - or sunk - you? Are you one of those dat replies WITHOUT da original message(s)? Or even go as far as replying but in a NEW email? Do you use your text messages as "proof"? Can you live without email?