Would your typical piece of communication be more or less effective if the available tools required a little more time and effort? Does the speed with which we rattle off opinions, suggestions and reactions have a broader impact on the way we communicate? Will our short bursts of language ultimately make us more fluid with our use of words, or just gradually eat away at our ability to crank out quality material?

More to the point, which of your recent writings—from emails to Tweets to status updates—would really be worth the effort a horse would have to exert for its delivery?

Dave Pell, “Tweet You and The Horse You Rode In On”