Understanding Texting Terms & Abbreviations

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Understanding Texting Terms & Abbreviations
By: June Bachman ~ 1/15/2015 9:00:00 AM

If you have a teenager … you might want to spend a little time expanding your knowledge of text abbreviations and acronyms.  We know that today’s teens preferred method of communication is texting … and if we want to be able to understand them and what they’re chatting about with each other (and us) … we need to get up to speed.

Listed below are a few terms to know about … and here are a few links for more reference.

 

ASL(R P)

Age Sex Location (Race / Picture)

BF / GF

Boyfriend / Girlfriend

BRB

Be Right Back

CD9

Code 9 - means parents are around

GNOC

Get Naked on Cam (webcam)

GTG

Got to Go

IDK

I don't know

(L)MIRL

(Lets) meet in real life

LOL

Laugh Out Loud

MorF

Male or Female

MOS

Mom Over Shoulder

NIFOC

Naked in Front of Computer

Noob

Newbie - often an insult to somebody who doesn't know much about something.

NMU

Not much, you?

P911

Parent Emergency

PAW

Parents are Watching

PIR

Parent In Room

POS

Parent Over Shoulder

PRON

Porn

PRW

Parents Are Watching

S2R

Send To Receive (pictures)

TDTM

Talk Dirty To Me

Warez

Pirated Software

W/E

Whatever

8

it means ate, it also refers to oral sex

1337

Elite -or- leet -or- L337

143

I love you

182

I hate you

1174

Nude club

459

I love you

420

Marijuana

ADR

Address

AEAP

As Early As Possible

ALAP

As Late As Possible

Code 9

parents are around

C-P

Sleepy

HAK

Hugs And Kisses

zerg

To gang up on someone

FUD

Fear, uncertainty, doubt