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Parents-- in an attempt to assist you in understanding what your child may be saying and or being told while texting or chatting…please note the following common abbreviations. These are but a few examples of the acronyms used for the new language of texting and chatting.

A

  •   A3- Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace
  •   ADDY- Address
  •   AITR- Adult in the room
  •   AFAIK – As far as I know
  •   ASAP – As soon as possible
  •   ASL – Age/sex/location
  •   ATM – At the moment
  •   AWOL – Absent without official leave

B

  •   B4N – Bye for now
  •   BBL – Be back later
  •   BF - Boyfriend, best friend
  •   BRB – Be right back
  •   BTW – By the way
  •   BM&Y- Between me and you
  •   BEG- Big evil grin

C

  •   CD9 – Code 9 (means parents are around)
  •   CID – Crying in disgrace
  •   CU – See you (later)
  •   CU2 – See you too

D

  •   D8 – Date
  •   DIKU? – Do I know you?
  •   DTRT – Do the right thing

E

  •   EG – Evil grin
  •   ESAD – Eat stuff and die

F

  •   F2F – Face to face
  •   FITB – Fill in the blank
  •   FOMC – Fell off my chair
  •   FYA – For your amusement

G

  •   G1 – Good one
  •   GF – Girlfriend
  •   GTG or G2G – Got to go, or good to go
  •   GR8 – Great

H

  •   H8 – Hate
  •   H4U- Hot for you
  •   H&K or HAK – Hugs and kisses
  •   HHOK – Ha ha only kidding
  •   HHOS – Ha ha only serious

I

  •   IC – I see
  •   IDK – I don't know
  •   IDR – I don't remember
  •   ITYM – I think you mean
  •   IANAL- I am not a lawyer
  •   IWALU- I will always love you

J

  •   J4F – Just for fun
  •   JAS – Just a second
  •   JIC – Just in case
  •   JK – Just kidding

K

  •   K – OK
  •   KHYF – Know how you feel
  •   KMA- Kiss my A**
  •   KIT – Keep in touch
  •   KPC – Keep parents clueless

L

  •   L8R – Later
  •   LMHO – Laughing my head off
  •   LOL – Laughing out loud
  •   LUV U- Love you so much
  •   LYSM-Love you so much
  •   LTNS – Long time no see
  •   LTGIO- Lets get it on

M

  •   MYOB – Mind your own business
  •   MorF- Male or female
  •   MOF – Matter of fact
  •   MOS – Mom over shoulder
  •   MOTD – Message of the day
  •   MOTOS- Members of the opposite sex
  •   MOTSS- Members of the same sex

N

  •   NAC – Not a clue
  •   NBD – No big deal
  •   NM – Not much, never mind, or no message
  •   NE14 – Anyone for…what ever is written next

O

  •   OAUS – On an unrelated subject
  •   OBTW – Oh, by the way
  •   OMG – Oh my gosh
  •   ONNTA – Oh no, not this again

P

  •   PAW – Parents are watching
  •   PABG- Packing a big gun
  •   PIR – Parents in room
  •   POS – Parents over shoulder
  •   PPL – People
  •   PRON or pr0n – intentional misspelling of porn
  •   P911- Parent alert change subject

Q

  •   QT – Cutie

R

  •   R – Are
  •   RAEBNC – Read and enjoyed, but no comment
  •   REHI – Hi again
  •   ROTFL – Rolling on the floor laughing

S

  •   SCNR – Sorry, could not resist
  •   SEC – Wait a second
  •   SLAP- Sounds like a plan
  •   SMH – Shaking my head
  •   SOB – Stressed out big-time

T

  •   TBH – To be honest
  •   TGIF – Thank God it's Friday
  •   THX, TNX or TX – Thanks
  •   TIA – Thanks in advance
  •   TMI – Too much information
  •   TTFN – Ta ta for now
  •   TTYL, TTUL, T2UL or T2YL – Talk to you later
  •   TY – Thank you
  •   TOY- Thinking of you
  •   TYT – Take your time

U

  •   U – You
  •   UOK – [Are] you OK?
  •   UOM – You owe me
  •   UR – You're or your

W

  •   WAEF – When all else fails
  •   WTB- Want to buy
  •   WTH – What the heck
  •   WTMI- Way too much information
  •   WTGP- Want to go private
  •   W8 – Wait

X

  •   XOXO – Hugs and kisses

Y

  •   YABA – Yet another bloody acronym
  •   YGLT – You're gonna love this
  •   YKW – You know what
  •   YW – You're welcome

#’s

  •   2NITE- Tonight
  •   2GTBT- To good to be true
  •   411- Information
  •   4COL- For crying out loud
  •   420- Got weed? Lets get high