I was talking to some of the other programmers, and we thought it would be a cool idea to start a website that had translations of the slang that kids use." Jones created in 2005, and as more readers have submitted terms related to drugs and sex, what started out as a fun little lexicon of innocuous shortcuts has become a valuable educational tool for parents to learn about what their children are up to.
Hate letters from teens Children across the country are heading back to school, and new research from the Partnership for a Drug-Free America shows that a third of parents are concerned computers and texting make it harder to communicate with media-engrossed teens about sex, drugs, alcohol and other risky behaviors.
Teenagers also commonly abbreviate words when texting on cell phones to save time.
'Boy am I old' Six years ago, Ryan Jones didn't know what the above terms meant either -- but that was before he became an expert in the shorthand teens use to communicate about their illicit activities.
Handy for people with disabilities, slower typers, and teenagers.
What is an Acronym An Acronym is a word formed from the initial letters of a name much like an abbreviation or text shortcut, such as LOL, which means Laughing out loud, and can also mean Lots of Luck.
You have to be witty, playful and charming in just a sentence or two, and once sent, there's no way to take a text back. When you're trying to think of something flirty to text your crush, you should try to think of something no one else but you could say.
This will pique the interest of your crush and will make her more likely to respond to you right away.