pizza, burgers, fries) FBM – Fine by me FC – Fingers crossed FC’INGO – For crying out loud FEITCTAJ – Fuck ’em if they can’t take a joke FFS – For Fuck’ sakes FICCL – Frankly, I couldn’t care a less FIDGAD – Frankly, I don’t give a Damn FIIK – Fucked if I know FIIOOH – Forget it, I’m out of here FIMH – Forever in my heart FISH – First in, still here FITB – Fill in the blank FOMC – Falling off my chair FOAD – Fuck off and die FO&D – Fuck off and die FOMCL – Falling off my chair laughing FPS – First Person Shooter FRT – For real though FTBOMH – From the bottom of my heart FTW – For the win FUBAR – Fouled up beyond all recognition FUBAR – Fucked up beyond All recognition FUBB – Fouled up beyond belief G – Grin G – Giggle G/F – Girlfriend G2CU – Good to see you G2G – Got to go G2R – Got to run G9 – Genius GA – Go ahead GAL – Get a life GAS – Got a second ?
A constant presence on Google Play and the App Store’s top apps charts, it’s one of the first apps you’ll download when you buy a new phone and almost certainly your biggest source of notification on a typical day.
The app has developed dramatically since it emerged almost a decade ago, picking up the ability to transfer files and make voice and video calls – all now core features – along the way.
An issue for parents is deciding on how to understand slang and acronyms that they may otherwise think are just jibberish.
Such as ‘PIR’ meaning parents in room, or ‘GNOC’ which means “get naked on camera”….
For example, use of TTYL – “talk to you later”, or L8R – “later” may help you type quickly, but that doesn’t help decode text when it may be used for other reasons.