The Abbreviating of America has reached a new low.
Yahoo! News – Homer’s ‘Iliad’ Now in ‘Messenger Speak’
Book Two is reduced to just 24 words of ‘messenger speak’, losing some of the lyricism of the original. “Agamemnon hd a dream: Troy not defended. Ordered attack! But Trojans knew they were coming n were prepared. Achilles sat sulking in his tent.”