I didn't want this tidbit from yesterday's post on how texting might be taking a toll on teens to fly under the radar. So, I'm giving this a post of its own...

American teenagers sent and received an average of 2,272 text messages per month in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to the Nielsen Company — almost 80 messages a day, more than double the average of a year earlier.

Source: New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/26/health/26teen.html