Those using the abbreviations do so as a tactic for speed in text communication, a university professor on linguistics said, while others just choose to do so because they are a code that older people don't quite understand.We Are au managing director Julian Ward said the various different shortcuts, which range from the the compassionate ILY (I Love You) to the more profain WTF (What the F***) are commonplace now and indicate the changing way people harness social media.'We can see a range of clever to practical acronyms as people look for speed and limited thumb work - plus of course it feels good to be in the know, especially on more subversive terms,' Mr Ward said.'The use of abbreviation should not be considered in isolation, rather as a set of activities that enhance efficiencies but importantly satisfy our need for a greater range of self expression,' Mr Ward said.'Use of emoji or emoticon stickers is the staple here.
It’s been via text message that I learned the following acronyms.
I thought I knew what some of them meant, but to my surprise, the meaning of many has changed.
And it’s so convenient and efficient, in most cases, that it’s being accepted in the workplace, and almost everywhere and anytime (except when you’re having sex, eating or at the movies). In fact, these days you can get away with using very few of them, thanks to the modern smart phone with an internet connection. Yes, if you’re not a teen, you can text the same way you speak.
It’s very much up to you how you converse with people of all ages, although you might find yourself looking up some slang terms your 15-year-old niece sent you.
There are so many to keep on top of so here is a helpful list, so you don’t have to ask your child to explain the meaning of their many and varied texts.
Snapchat is probably the best app out there right now, closely tied with Instagram.
In person, he behaves more like a petulant third grader than a big boy. He's all about that *touch her not creepily in a place that expresses interest* thing his dad also totally told him about when he was a 15-year-old. So there's no doubt in your mind he wants to sex you, there's just a constant seed of doubt about what the fuck else he wants :)4. " Which is, like, not the longest time ever to wait before texting someone back but it's also not the immediate response of someone who doesn't care what you think. "Please give me an excuse to leave bro time early," he texts you with his 7.
It's called "the neg." It's because he thinks he wants to play and his dad told him this dumb move would work.2. as well as nice, normal texts at nice, normal times of the day. ~*~**~*~loaded 3-hour text pause*~*~*~*~ He'll answer: "Oh, nothing, what are you up to? "Hey, you're cute and I want to see how you get along with my friends," he texts you with his heart.
It was a useful form of shorthand that blew up all over the internet and remains strong today.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating