SMS: abbeviations and meaning

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With more and more people using Internet chat rooms and text messaging as a communication media a new language was specially tailored to meet the demands of timesaving immediacy and compactness. If you have received a text message from someone that seemed to be in its own foreign language, or got stuck in an online conversation unable to understand a thing, this list will help you find the key.



Abbreviation

Meaning

@

At

ASAP

As soon as possible

ATM

At the moment

B/F

Boyfriend

B4

Before

B4N

Bye for now

CMON

Come on

COS

Because

CU

See you

G/F

Girlfriend

GB

Goodbye

GL/HF

Good luck, have fun

GR8

Great

H&K

Hugs&kisses

H2CUS

Hope to see you soon

H8

Hate

HAND

Have a nice day

HRU

How are you?

IDUNNO

I don’t know

ILBL8

I’ll be late

ILU

I love you

IM

I am

KIT

Keep in touch

L8R

Later

M8

Mate

MSG

Message

NE1

Anyone

NYM

Never mind
NP

No problem

OIC

Oh, I see

PCM

Please call me

PLS

Please

PRT

Party

R

Are

QIK

Quick

SPY

Sorry

TGIF

Thank God it’s Friday

THX

Thanks

TMB

Text me back

TXT

Text

U

You

W/

With

WKD

Weekend

WRUD

What are you doing?

X

Kiss/ex-

YR

Your

ZZZZ

Sleeping

2

To/Too/To-




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