Right, language has slowly evolved towards vocabulary, in hundreds of languages, with alphabets. (Yes, Chinese pictographs is part of an ancient language),
But hey, along came the Internet, and twitter, and 140 characters to express yourself, and we have created a generation of people that rely on cute piles of turds to say stuff.
I shudder for the future. Mike Judge’s movie was to be a parody, a farce, not a template for society.