It seems that the British aren't taking full advantage of the handy T9 predictive text entry feature on their
phones, as Reuters is reporting that a record 3.8 million Brits suffered from a repetitive stress injury caused by
fervent texting in the past year. Furthermore, 38% more people experienced a messaging-related RSI in 2005 than five
years earlier, and 10% of the population send up to 100 texts every day. These statistics come from a survey
commissioned by Virgin Mobile, who may live to regret it once they get hit with the first wave of SMS injury-related
lawsuits. It looks like the souped-up XT9
debuted at a better moment in history.