Text abbreviations - are you guilty of it? And just how many are out there?

Dark Storm

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Name your shortened words, I know a few, but know there are a lot more..

I'll start.

ROL - Rolls about laughing
LOL - Laugh out loud


:smile:
 

jovi_y2k2

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I think lol is the only one I use. Having an iPhone with a qwerty keyboard I find it just as quick to fully type out words, plus with no character limit there's no reason to shorten.
 

newforest

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Years ago they used to teach shorthand, so is this much different?

Tbh, to be honest
Poa, price on application
Pic, photo
 

Chrisnscully

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STFU = shut the f*** up?
IYSWIM = if you see what I mean
AFAIK = as far as I know

I don't use many, LOL & DIY are the only shortened words

but I do use MUE = a hug (ME around U)
and mwah = a kiss
 

TBminx

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I use:

NOL = neigh out loud
LOl = laugh out loud
LMAO = laughed my ass off
LMFAO = the above with a swear word haha
TBH = to be honest

and sometimes use 2 for to etc.

It drives some people mad but it saves time lol haha
 

Jane&Ziggy

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I use abbreviations when texting my best friend - "u" "r" and "8" whenever there's an ate in a word.

Because we have been texting each other for a looooong time!
 
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