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Abbreviations

@ at MOB mobile
AFAIK as far as I know MSG message
AFK away from the keyboard MYOB mind your own business
ASL age, sex, location NE1 anyone
ATB all the best NOYB none of your business
B be NO1 no one
BAK back at the keyboard OTOH on the other hand
BBL be back late(r) OIC oh I see
BCNU be seeing you PCM please call me
BFN bye for now PLS please
B4 before PPL people
BRB be right back R are
BTW by the way ROTF(L) rolling on the floor (laughing)
C see RUOK are you okay?
CUL8R see you later SIT stay in touch
F2F face to face SOM1 someone
F2T free to talk SPK speak
FWIW for what its worth TTYL talk to you later
FYI for your information TX thanks
GAL get a life U you
GR8 great WAN2 want to
HAND have a nice day W/ with
H8 hate WKND weekend
HSIK how should I know? WU what's up?
HTH hope this helps X kiss
IANAL I am not a lawyer, but - (as a disclaimer) XLNT excellent
IMHO in my humble opinion XOXOX hugs and kisses
IMO in my opinion YMMV your mileage may vary (i.e. your experience may differ)
IOW in other words YR your
JIC just in case 2 to, too
JK just kidding 2DAY today
KIT keep in touch 2MORO tomorrow
KWIM know what I mean 2NITE tonight
L8R later 3SUM threesome
LOL lots of luck / laughing out loud 4 for

Emoticons

:-) happy (a 'smiley') :-( unhappy
:-D laughing :-|| angry
;-) winking; just kidding :-V shouting
:-* kiss |-O yawning
:-o surprised :-Q I don't understand
:-( frowning :-& tongue-tied
:-c very unhappy :-X my lips are sealed
X= fngers crossed :-P sticking one's tongue out
:'-( crying :-/ sceptical
:-| bored, indifferent :-Y aside comment

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