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Learn the language of the street - what people say and the topics they like to talk about. Take a look at these phrases and try using them with your friends next time you use a mobile phone!

 Phones and the net more Lingo

  • RU OK? - Are you OK?
  • Y NY? - Yes and you?
  • OK CU2DAY? - OK. See you today?
  • NO 2MORO WER? - No. Tomorrow. Where?
  • @J'S. CUL8TR - At John's. See you later.
  • LUV B - Love Bob.
  • F2T? - Free to talk?
  • N. WER RU? - No. Where are you?
  • @ WK. NU? - At work. And you?
  • @ HM. CU L8TR? - At home. See you later?
  • Y. WEN? - Yes. When?
  • @7. TA4N. CU - At 7 o'clock. That's all for now. See you.
  • OK. B4N. - OK. Bye for now.

These emoticons are a way of adding emotion to your emails! This shorthand can express emotions in your text and also save on typing time!

 


Music

Health

Sport

Relationships

Food

Going out

Moods

Work

Texting

Money


 Other phrases

Other phrases - for email or phone:
  • LOL - laughed out loud
  • BTW - by the way
  • IMO - in my opinion
  • IMHO - in my humble opinion
  • TTFN - ta ta for now [bye for now]
 
  Lingo Challenge 

Try using as many of these phrases as you can in a one-minute conversation! How many will you manage to use? Have fun!


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