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Does this headline make sense to native speakers of English?"Malaysian police hunt hoax texter"?

Does "texter" to mean "writer or sender" exist in English?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    well, i dont think it has up to recently, but i can see how with text messaging, a person could be called a texter , english changes to keep up with modern usage,

    ps: i myself would of referred to it as sender of text messages

  • 1 decade ago

    Yes - it makes perfect sense. However - "texter" always means the person who sends text messages (on a cell phone). We *do* use the word texter in AZ, US.

    Your headline says "the Malaysian police are now hunting someone who sends bad information via text messaging."

  • 1 decade ago


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