Throughout history, teenagers have always seemed to speak a different language than everyone else. A young Julius Caesar uttered upon witnessing his first political debate, "Veni, vidi, stoliiiiidus est."1 Mozart called one of his early symphonies "Shiznit No. 19 in Da Bomb Major." But only recently have they developed their own written language: texting.
Some of the lingo has been around a while, so even some of us older folk may be able to decipher this jumble of letters: omg! roflmao! ftw imho (lol).2
But as the texting language continues to evolve, we're bound to be left behind. To help you out, here are some of the newer phrases, so you'll be able to
|yklw||you know, like, whatever|
|tgiso||that guy is so old|
|homdyamatadta||hold on, my dad's yelling at me about texting at the dinner table again|
|dbahb||don't be a hater, bitch|
|rofbabz||rolling on the floor, being attacked by zombies|
|icftwaap||I completely forgot this was also a phone|
|nnjsio||not now, Jersey Shore is on|
|pitjtocuhfmctafep||personally, I think Jung's theory of collective unconsciousness has far more credence than anything Freud ever postulated|
|jaborl||just a bunch of random letters|
I hope these r useful 4 u. I'd h8 it if u found them 2 b a waste of ur time.
Crap! I think I've become infected. FML!3
1 "I came, I saw, it was sooo boooooring."
2 Orange marmalade, grandma! Royal orderlies found lemons, mangos, and oranges! Forget the watermelon; I must have oranges (luscious oranges, luscious).
3 Find me leeches!
This post is part of the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge, hosted by Karen Gowen and seven others. Go check out the other participants!