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IM and Text language #562012
11/05/09 02:59 AM
11/05/09 02:59 AM
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Jilly Offline OP
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People who text and IM a lot tend to shorten words into a whole universe of text language. Tweeters also can do this, but the protocol is to not use text language in tweets unless you absolutely need to.

Anyway, I thought it would be fun to start a post where can can list our favorite/most useful txt wrds! Lolcat spk welkome!

TTYL - talk to you later
L8R - later
TTFN - ta ta for now
BFN - Bye for now
KThxBai! - okay, thanks, bye. Lolspeak, and lightly dismissive in tone
BFF - Best Friend Forever
BFFL - Best Friend For Life
BF - Boyfriend
GF - Girlfriend
SO - Significant Other
DH, DW, DD, DS - Dear Husband, Wife, Daughter, Son
Werk - work
PP - people
prolly/probly - probably
LOL - laugh out loud
ROTFL - rolling on the floor laughing
(g) - grin
y - yes
n - no
IDK, or DK - I don't know, don't know
WTF - What the frak, frell, f%ck
FTW - For the Win!
CU - See you, CU L8R often used
Meh - not bad, not good, just kinda there
Mebeh - lolspeak for maybe
kitteh - kitten/cat in lolspeak
2 - to
4 - for
pls - please


Okay, I am actually going to go make an article out of this now, before I add any more words. But pls, you all keep adding away!

Last edited by Jilly; 11/05/09 04:03 AM.
Re: IM and Text language [Re: Jilly] #562023
11/05/09 03:44 AM
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Here is my short and sweet list to add to yours- I use the ones you use as well and this is my extended list!

kewl- cool

gr8- great

GM- good morning

kma- kiss my @$$

omg- oh my God

UR- you are


Last edited by Dragoncharmer; 11/05/09 03:45 AM.

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Re: IM and Text language [Re: Maureen-Twisted artist] #562030
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Excellent words, Dragoncharmer! I am going to add all those to my just published article list right now!

Basic Texting Words

Re: IM and Text language [Re: Jilly] #562924
11/09/09 06:05 AM
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I will use LOL when I'm laughing in real life, I think that's the only text-speak I really use smile


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Re: IM and Text language [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames] #563177
11/10/09 01:59 AM
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I never knew what WOOT meant and saw it in your article other day and now forget it again.


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Re: IM and Text language [Re: Bonniesa] #564583
11/15/09 11:54 AM
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I will add

BTW -- By the way
PS -- Post Script
ASAP -- As soon as possible
Wana -- Why not
Gona -- Going to
n -- Both for No and And (Cats n Dogs)

Re: IM and Text language [Re: Jilly] #928360
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I hate these things, just write normally even when it is short! And to think some people even talk like that!


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