Can you carry a conversation in an online chatroom or texting exchange? Do you know AIM-speak, SMS language, chatroom lingo, txt, txtspk, texting language or txt talk? Do you know the difference between emoticons and emotions? No? Well you better learn it soon. Mobile texting will be a big part of your future so you might want to learn some of these chat abbreviations before it’s too late.
Woman Makes An Embarrassing Mistake Because She Doesn’t Understand Chatroom Lingo
For example, a woman started texting people LOL when telling them about a recent death in the family. Confused family members didn’t know why she thought the death was LOL. It turns out the woman thought LOL meant “lots of love” when it actually means “laughing out loud.”
Check out this giant list of online chatroom lingo and chat acronyms.
Frank Wilson is a retired teacher with over 30 years of combined experience in the education, small business technology, and real estate business. He now blogs as a hobby and spends most days tinkering with old computers. Wilson is passionate about tech, enjoys fishing, and loves drinking beer.