Is 'E' really so popular? in CaleyD's Blog A blog by CaleyD in General Posted January 16, 2012 Good pertinent blog. It will be a while until text speak is accepted. But language, like anything, evolves, if that means "see" becomes "c" or "are" becomes "r" so be it. It wasn't so long ago that "whom" and "thee" were commonly used, and i'm sure the literati back then bemoaned its fall. Language does not belong to any one time, only the majority.