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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!







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 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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