I've heard it all. I heard it from Everybody. "Dad, you gotta text" is probably what I have heard most often. I resisted texting because it always cost extra, and it made no sense to me, and I tried it and it was hard to do because I had to hit some buttons three times to get the right letter, and the damn keyboard buttons are too small, and a few other reasons.
Then I got an iPhone. Now I text. Sideways phone with big buttons that instantly respond and even corrects my typos as I go. Three weeks of texting and I am almost up to 300 messages. Now I know that isn't a lot by teenager standards. They do some crazy numbers with unlimited texts like 300 a DAY (or more).
But I am in the game. The iPhone made the difference and I have come to see the reason people text instead of call. Why they text instead of an e-mail (which is almost a dead letter box). Yes. I got it kids. I get it.
I'm even learning some of the tricks. :-) and <3. LOL.