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duction strategy« in this context(1). »Wanna party?« or simply »Party?« can be the whole content of a message. Friends are being asked about their motivation to go to the gym after a message reading »Gym later?« According to experts, the interaction is more important than the content. Linguist Angelika Storrer describes this pheno-

More and more frequently, articles and pronouns are dropped too. The sentence becomes a fragment, an ellipse. The content can be understood even without these »expletives«, because the most important parts are of course already there. Prof Dr Michael Beißwenger from the University of Duisburg-Essen talks about an »economic pro-



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