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Texting ‘speak’


Getting a text from an English speaker can be confusing!

Here are some short forms we use to represent expressions:

LOL – laugh out loud

UR – you are, your, or you’re

H2GTW – have to go to the washroom

CMITM – call me in the morning

BTW – by the way

B4N – bye for now

L8R – see you later

TEOTWAWKI – the end of the world as we know it

P911 – parent emergency / parent near

2NITE – tonight

BRB – Be right Back

DBEYR – Don’t believe everything you read

BFF – Best friends forever

FWIW – For what it’s worth

GR8 – Great

ILY- I love you

ISO – In search of

IMHO – In my humble opinion

JK – Just kidding

NP – No problem

NIMBY – Not in my back yard

OIC – Oh, I see

OMG – Oh my Goodness!

POV – Point of view

ROFL – Rolling on the floor laughing

STBY – Sucks to be you

SWAK – Sealed with a kiss

THX – Thanks

TLC – Tender loving care

TMI – Too much information

TTYL – Talk to you later

WEG – Wicked evil grin

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