RE: Jejespeak and the young ones

By Malin Solino, reader

Posted at May 28 2010 04:20 PM | Updated as of May 29 2010 12:20 AM

Education secretary Mona Valisno is right to be concerned of jejespeak. These days one needs good grasp of English grammar in order to secure jobs in English speaking countries like USA, Canada, UK, etc., and also here in our country.
I think jejespeak is a passing trend. The young ones are smart enough not to write jeje in answering exam questions, in filling up job application forms, or in writing their future thesis. The young ones should not be lulled into believing that using jeje is a form of freedom of expression.
True, we live in a democratic country, but there is no mandate to support freedom of expression, it will be your freedom of expression against that of another. So, if you use your freedom of expression to destroy the good name of others, you're going to be in trouble, big trouble.
And if you use freedom of expression and use jejespeak to rule yourself eventually out of a good job, it's your choice. Pity the parents who have spent thousands on the education of such children. As parents don't live forever, these children could be future dwellers of under bridges.
Malin Solino