over 300 popular SMS (short message service) text messaging abbreviations

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII_art You can also learn here about <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoji> Emoji, which are small picture letters/icons that can be added to messages on the iPhone, Android or Windows SmartPhones. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoji> en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoji This list of over 300 popular SMS (short message service) text messaging abbreviations or text messaging shortcuts is by no means a complete list. But is a good one to get started with understanding how friends or children are communicating on mobile devices. Here is a link to " The Largest List of Chat Acronyms and Text Message Shorthand (IM, SMS) found of the Web – kept current and up-to-date by NetLingo The Internet Dictionary: Online Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms, Acronyms, Text Messaging, Smileys ;-" <http://www.netlingo.com/acronyms.php> www.netlingo.com/acronyms.php This abbreviated list will start immediately below. 143 or 459 – I Love You 2MORO – Tomorrow 2NITE – Tonight 411 – Information 420 – Marijuana AAF – As A Friend AAK – Asleep At Keyboard OR Alive And Kicking AAMOF – As a matter of fact AAP – Always A Pleasure AAR8 – At Any Rate AAYF – Always Your Friend ABT – About ACC – Anyone Can Come ADAD – Another Day, Another Dollar ADN – Any Day Now AFAIAA – As Far As I Am Aware AFAIC – As Far As I’m Concerned AFAIK – As Far As I Know AIGHT – Alright AKA – Also Known As AM – Morning AML – All My Love ASAP – As Soon As Possible ATM – At The Moment ATYS – Anything You Say AWA – As Well As AWC – After Awhile Crocodile B4 – Before B4N – Bye For Now BAU – Business As Usual BBL – Be Back Later BBS – Be Back Soon BC or B/C – Because BCNU – Be Seein’ You BD – Big Deal BEG – Big Evil Grin BF – Boyfriend BFF – Best Friends Forever BFN – Bye For Now BIF – Before I Forget BIL – Brother In Law BLNT – Better Luck Next Time BMG – Be My Guest BR – Best Regards BRB – Be Right Back BTA – But Then Again BTDT – Been There, Done That BTW – By The Way BWDIK – But What Do I Know BYTM – Better You Than Me C-P – Sleepy CD9 – Code 9: Parents Nearby CID – Consider It Done CMIIW – Correct Me If I’m Wrong COS – Change Of Subject CRB – Come Right Back CSL – Can’t Stop Laughing CU – See You CUL or CUL8R – See You Later CUS – See You Soon CUZ – Because CWOT – Complete Waste Of Time CYA – Cover Your A** CYE – Check Your E-mail DEF – Definitely DFO – Done Fell Out DIIK – Darned If I Know DIY – Do It Yourself DKDC – Don’t Know, Don’t Care DQMOT – Don’t Quote Me On This DTRT – Do The Right Thing DUCWIM – Do You See What I Mean? DW – Don’t Worry DWF – Divorced White Female DWM – Divorced White Male DWBH – Don’t Worry, Be Happy :O) DYFI – Did You Find It? E2EG – Ear To Ear Grin EOD – End Of Discussion EOL – End Of Life EOM – End Of Message EOR – End Of Rant ETA – Estimated Time Of Arrival EZ – Easy F2F – Face To Face F2T – Free To Talk? FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions FBM – Fine By Me FBOW – For Better Or Worse FCOL – For Crying Out Loud FIMH – Forever In My Heart FITB – Fill In The Blank FOAF – Friend Of A Friend FOFL – Falling On The Floor Laughing FOMCL – Falling Off My Chair Laughing FROG – forever rely on God FUBAR – Fouled Up Beyond All Recognition FWD – Forward FWIW – For What It’s Worth FYEO – For Your Eyes Only FYI – For Your Information G2CU – Good To See You G2G – Got To Go G2R – Got To Run GAC – Get A Clue GAL – Get A Life GB – Goodbye GBTW – Get Back To Work GBU – God Bless You GF – Girlfriend GGN – Gotta Go Now GI – Good Idea GIWIST – Gee, I Wish I Said That GJ – Good Job GL – Good Luck GM – Good Morning GMTA – Great Minds Think Alike GNT – Good Night GOL – Giggle Out Loud GR8 – Great GTG – Got To Go H8 – Hate H/O – Hold On HAGN – Have A Good Night HAGO – Have A Good One HAK – Hugs And Kisses HAND – Have A Nice Day HBU – How About You? HH – Ha-ha HHIS – Hanging Head In Shame HO – Hold On HOAS – Hold On A Second HTB – Heavens To Betsy (for the older crowd) HTH – Hope This Helps IAC – In Any Case IAE – In Any Event IC – I See ICBW – It Could Be Worse IDC – I Don’t Care IDGI – I Don’t Get It IDK – I Don’t Know IDM – It Doesn’t Matter IDTS – I Don’t Think So IIRC – If I Remember Correctly IK – I Know ILY – I Love You IMHO – In My Humble Opinion IMLTHO – In My Less Than Humble Opinion IMO – In My Opinion IMPOV – In My Point Of View IOW – In Other Words IRL – In Real Life JIC – Just In Case JK or J/K – Just Kidding JLMK – Just Let Me Know JMO – Just My Opinion JP – Just Playing JT or J/T – Just Teasing JTLYK – Just To Let You Know JW – Just Wondering K – Okay KIS – Keep It Simple KIT – Keep In Touch KMP – Keep Me Posted KOTL – Kiss On The Lips KOW – Knock On Wood KWIM – Know What I Mean? L8 – Late L8R – Later L8RG8R – Later, Gator LBAY – Laughing Back At You LBH – Let’s Be Honest LLTA – Lots and Lots of Thunderous Applause LMIRL – Let’s Meet In Real Life LMK – Let Me Know LOL – Laughing Out Loud -or- Lots Of Laughs LOLO – Lots Of Love LMAO – Laughing My A** Off LQTM – Laughing Quietly To Myself LTNS – Long Time No See LYL – Love You Lots LYLAB – Love You Like A Brother LYLAS – Love You Like A Sister MIA – Missing In Action MIRL – Meet In Real Life MMA – Meet Me At MMB – Message Me Back MOO – My Own Opinion MorF – Male or Female MOS – Mom Over Shoulder MSG – Message MTFBWU – May The Force Be With You MYOB – Mind Your Own Business NALOPKT – Not A Lot Of People Know That NBD – No Big Deal NC – No Comment NE – Any NE1 – Anyone NEWB – person who is new to something NFS – Not For Sale NM – Nothing Much NM – Never Mind NMH – Not Much Here NMP – Not My Problem NMU – Not Much, You? NOOB or N00B – inferior person NOYB – None Of Your Business NP – No Problem NRN – No Response Necessary NVM – Never Mind NW – No Way NWO – No Way Out O4U – Only For You OAO – Over And Out O RLY? – Oh, Really? OIC – Oh, I See OMDB – Over My Dead Body OMG – Oh My Gosh -or- Oh My God -or- Oh My Goodness (for the older crowd) OOTO – Out Of The Office OT – Off Topic OTOH – On The Other Hand OTP – On The Phone OTTOMH – Off The Top Of My Head OWTTE – Or Words To That Effect OYO – On Your Own P911 – Parent In Room PAW – Parents Are Watching PCM – Please Call Me PDH – Pretty Darn Happy PIR – Parent In Room PITA – Pain In The A** PLS – Please PLZ – Please PLU – People Like Us PM – Evening POC – Point Of Contact POS – Parent Over Shoulder POV – Point Of View PPL – People PRW – Parents Are Watching PTMM – Please Tell Me More Q – Question QT – Cutie ROFL – Rolling On the Floor Laughing R – Are RL – Real Life RSN – Real Soon Now RUOK? – Are You Okay? S2R – Send To Receive SFETE – Smiling From Ear To Ear SIT – Stay In Touch SITD – Still In The Dark SMH – Shaking My Head SMS – Short Message Service SOH – Sense Of Humor SOMSW – Someone Over My Shoulder Watching SOSDD – Same Old Stuff Different Day SOZ – Sorry SRY – Sorry SSDD – Same S***, Different Day STFU – Shut The F*** Up STR8 – Straight SUP – What’s Up? SYS – See You Soon TAFN – That’s All For Now TBA – To Be Announced TBC – To Be Continued TBH – To Be Honest TC – Take Care TFF – Too Freaking Funny TGIF – Thank Goodness It’s Friday THX – Thanks -or- Thank you TIA – Thanks In Advance TIC – Tongue In Cheek TISNF – That Is So Not Fair TMB – Text Me Back TMI – Too Much Information TOTT – Think On These Things TOY – Thinking Of You TTFN – Ta-Ta For Now TTYL – Talk To You Later TY – Thank You U – You U2 – You Too UR – You Are -or- You’re VBG – Very Big Grin W8 – Wait W/ – With W/E – Whatever W/O – Without WB – Welcome Back WBS – Write back soon WFM – Works For Me WOLO – We Only Live Once WTF – What The F*** WTG – Way To Go WTH – What The Heck? WU – What’s Up? WYGOWM – Will You Go Out With Me? WYSIWYG – What You See Is What You Get WYRN – What’s Your Real Name? XOXO – Hugs and Kisses Y – Why YOLO – You Only Live Once YRG – You Are Good YT? – You There? YW – You Are Welcome ZZZ – Tired or bored (Last updated on April 5 2016) ]]>

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