Tech Tips Home
The Best Tech Tips And Daily Deals
Newsletter On The Internet!

Shop online 24hrs a day or call us Mon-Fri
8:30AM-4:30PM EST - 1-800-915-2088
WorldStart Tech Tip And Store Search
Email: Password: Login Remember Me

Like what you see here? Subscribe to the Tech Tips newsletter!   Email: Subscribe

A Little Shorthand

Friday, October 26th, 2007 by | Filed Under: Using The Internet
 
Loading...


A Little Shorthand

Here’s a fun one for you!

If you send and receive a lot of instant messages (IMs), e-mails and text messages or if you visit chat rooms, message boards or discussion boards on a regular basis, this tip is just for you! When you’re dealing with those kinds of things, you may not realize how much Internet shorthand is going on, but it’s everywhere these days. And if you are not up to par on your shorthand game, you could get loss in all of the madness. At the same time, you may not be able to be a part of the action or excitement if you don’t know the shorthand lingo.

Well, today, we are going to go over the most popular shorthand words that you may come across from time to time. If you use any of the things I mentioned above, you will really benefit from this! Plus, using Internet shorthand can save you time, it’s a lot of fun to do and you still get the same point across without using up so much space. Okay, let’s go!

Chat Room and Internet Shorthand

The most common and easy ones to remember are:

* BRB = Be Right Back* Thx = Thanks* TLC = Tender Love and Care
* ILU = I Love You*XOXO = Hugs and Kisses* NM = Nevermind
* TTYL = Talk To You Later* LOL = Laugh Out Loud*ROTFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing

Here are some more:

1.) 2moro = Tomorrow

2.) 2nite = Tonight

3.) BTW = By the Way

4.) B4N = Bye For Now

5.) BCNU = Be Seeing You

6.) BFF = Best Friends Forever

Now, here is a link you can visit for more chat room, message board and discussion board shorthand: http://www.netlingo.com/top50text.cfm.

Text Messaging Shorthand

These are the most common and easy ones to remember:

*C – P = Sleepy* BB = Be Back
* AAMOF = As A Matter Of Fact* ASAP = As Soon As Possible
*Gratz = Congratulations 

Here is a link to more text messaging shorthand: http://www.netlingo.com/emailsh.cfm. Here, you also can sign up for the latest and up to date shorthand terms as they become available. I think there are gobs of new ones everyday!

Now that you know that with shorthand, you can use less space, you can save yourself some time and maybe even some money on all your text messages, what are you waiting for? Go and use some shorthand today. Have fun!

~ Tweety Dimes

Leave a Reply


Like these tips? Get them for FREE in your email!

WorldStart's Tech Tips Newsletter

  • Tech Tips Daily - Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

  • Tech Tips Weekly - If you don't want our Tech Tips newsletter every day, then sign up for this weekly newsletter to get the best information of the week. Sent on Fridays.

Other Newsletters

  • WorldStart's Daily Deals - Every week, we send out great deals in our Daily Deals newsletter. Many of these deals are exclusively for our Daily Deals newsletter subscribers and can't be found with our regular specials.

  • Just For Grins - Each issue includes a couple clean jokes, some funny quotes, and a hilarious reader's story. Newsletter is sent five days a week.


Enter Email Address:

Subscribe

Your e-mail address is safe with us!
We only use it to send you the newsletters you request. It is NEVER disclosed to a third party for any reason, ever! Plus, if you decided you don't like our newsletters (don't worry, you'll love them), unsubscribing is fast and easy.

Free Newsletter Signup



Tech Tips Daily

Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

Tech Tips Weekly

The week's best in tech and computer help. Get your issue sent to your email every Friday!

WorldStart's Daily Deals

The very best deals on the Internet! Get a new set of incredible sales every day of the week!

Just For Grins

Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. Sent 5 times a week straight to your email.


Subscribe


Love Worldstart? Refer A Friend!

WorldStart's Premium Membership

Tip Archive


Categories:
Archives: