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Acronyms and Text messaging for parents

Acronyms and Text messaging for parents

Have you ever watched your children sending or receiving text messages on mobile phones or chatrooms, but can't understand a word of what's being said? Help is at hand with our simple textspeak translator.
Acronyms and Text messaging for parents

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Term What does it mean?
ASL Age, sex, location?
ABT2 About to
AFAIC As far as I'm concerned
AFAIK As far as I know
ALOL Actually laughing out loud
AML All my love
ASLMH Age, sex, location, music, hobbies?
ATST At the same time
AWOL Absent without leave
AYK As you know
AYSOS Are you stupid or something
AYTMTB And you're telling me this because?
B4 Before
B4N Bye for now
BBT Be back tomorrow
BRB Be right back
BTW By the way
BW Best wishes
BYKT But you knew that
CID Consider it done
CSL Can't stop laughing
CYL See you later
CYT See you tomorrow

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