Don't worry if you see an example that contains something unfamiliar; simply try it out and see what it does, and — if you're game — modify it by substituting some part of the code with a different text or word.
This way you will associate a task with a programming idiom, and learn the hows and whys later.
This chapter continues to present programming concepts by example, in the context of a linguistic processing task.
We will wait until later before exploring each Python construct systematically.
Here are some of the most common chat room acronyms or abbreviations. List of Text Shortcuts for Chat Messengers & SMS Texting.
These typing short cuts are also used in Email messages, IM messenger programs such as MSN and Yahoo, and commonly used today in SMS messages as text shortcuts when texting on mobile or cell phones.
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