Droid Bionic: Common Text-Message Abbreviations

Texting with your Droid Bionic isn’t about proper English. However, many of the abbreviations and shortcuts used in texting are slowly becoming part of the English language, such as LOL and BRB.

The weird news is that these acronyms weren’t invented by teenagers. Sure, the kids use them, but the acronyms find their roots in the Internet chat rooms of yesteryear. Regardless of a shortcut’s source, you might find it handy for typing messages quickly. Or, maybe you can use this reference for deciphering an acronym’s meaning. You can type acronyms in either upper- or lowercase.

Text Translation
2 To, also
411 Information
BRB Be right back
BTW By the way
CYA See you
FWIW For what it’s worth
FYI For your information
GB Goodbye
GJ Good job
GR8 Great
GTG Got to go
HOAS Hold on a second
IC I see
IDK I don’t know
IMO In my opinion
JK Just kidding
K Okay
L8R Later
LMAO Laughing my [rear] off
LMK Let me know
LOL Laugh out loud
NC No comment
NP No problem
OMG Oh my goodness!
PIR People in room (watching)
POS Person over shoulder (watching)
QT Cutie
ROFL Rolling on the floor, laughing
SOS Someone over shoulder (watching)
TC Take care
THX Thanks
TIA Thanks in advance
TMI Too much information
TTFN Ta-ta for now (goodbye)
TTYL Talk to you later
TY Thank you
U2 You, too
UR Your, you are
VM Voice mail
W8 Wait
XOXO Hugs and kisses
Y Why?
YW You’re welcome
ZZZ Sleeping
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