Texting Abbreviations That Everyone Should Know

No one will blame you for not understanding WTF your kids are texting the first time you sneak a peak at their phones. But for every time after that, just make sure you keep this handy little cheat sheet around to decipher those txts. There is nothing mysterious about texting abbreviations, in fact, many of them are phonetic and will make sense if you just read them out loud. For all the other text speak, we've compiled the list below, and made our best efforts to keep it down to abbreviations that people actually use.

TXT What it Means
2nite Tonight
ASAP As Soon As Possible
B4N Bye For Now
BF Boyfriend
BFF Best Friends Forever
BRB Be Right Back
BTW By The Way
CU See You
CYA See Ya
DIY Do It Yourself
DK Don't Know
F2F Face To Face
FWIW For What It's Worth
G1 Good One
GF Girlfriend
GR8 Great
IMO In My Opinion
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IRL In Real Life
JK Just Kidding
K Okay
KIT Keep In Touch
L8R Later
LMAO Laughing My Ass Off
LMK Let Me Know
LOL Laughing Out Loud
NP No Problem
NUB, N00B Newbie
OIC Oh, I See
OMG Oh My God
PPL People
POV Point Of View
QT Cutie
RBTL Read Between The Lines
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
THX Thanks
SOL Sh** Out of Luck
STFU Shut the F**k Up
RTM Read The Manual
TLC Tender Loving Care
TMI Too Much Information
TTYL Talk To You Later
UOK Are You Okay?
UR Your
WRUD What Are You Doing?
WTF What The F**k
WTG Way To Go
XOXO Hugs and Kisses
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