Actual e-mail conversation between Alex and his cousin Gabe, over the span of about a week:
Gabe: sup alex
Alex: sup gabe. was happenin?
Gabe: not much. what about u?
Gabe: me neither.
Wow, deep thoughts from teenagers! And to think that when I was a teenager, we didn’t have all this new-fangled communication technology. We had to have conversations like this in person.