Text acronyms


text acronyms

Text and chat acronyms are proliferating at a rapid rate. It can be hard to decipher  and keep up sometimes. Much of it is vulgar and common parlance and that is interesting in itself. The shorthand for text messages and on chat is often the most informal register we have. If you want to stay informed Netlingo has compiled a list of 50 acronyms which are currently the most popular. Netlingo is also the place to go if you see chat text which you are not familiar with. I wonder who is studying its use? Twitter tends to avoid these acronyms unless people are really, really desperate to get the message across in 140 characters. On the other hand, Facebook does use these acronyms quite widely. The more we use mobile devices , the more we are using acronyms and then predictive text is just throwing a bit of chaos in there to help ensure texting is totally informal. Curious.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s



Walter Singleton

Walter Singleton's blog

K E Garland

Inspirational kwotes, stories and images


horror/sci-fi/fantasy/erotic fiction, and literature in general


The invisible lady with invisible illnesses. But I am making it, one day at time.

Memoir Notes

a blog for memoir writers

The Secret Dance

We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows. – Robert Frost


On the quest to live an interesting life.


We accept the love we think we deserve

millie schmidt writer

coffee, chocolate & writing

Recipe in a Bottle

Connecting to Friends, Old and New, Through Recipes and Dinner Parties


A discussion of best practices in the modern Physical Education classroom


Deep Thoughts, Spilt Ink..

Birdie Bookworm

Traveling the world, one story at a time!

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

Frankly Speaking ...

Here are my collected musings and solutions to technical problems ...

%d bloggers like this: