WTF? What Kids are Saying in Text Messages

Most of us are aware of the use of acronyms in text messages, but the language continues to evolve over time. To help educators and parents stay informed, we have compiled the below list of text speak.

  • Af – As f***, A**-To-Mouth
  • AMF – Adios Mother Fu*ker
  • ATM – At the moment
  • Bae – before anyone else
  • BAMF – Bad a** mother F*cker
  • BBHMM – B**** better have my money
  • BD – Babydaddy
  • BM – Babymama
  • Bsf – Best sister/friend
  • BTW – By the way
  • BYOB – Bring your own beer
  • DILF – Dad I’d like to f*ck
  • DM – Direct message
  • Dtm – doing too much (doing the most)
  • DTF – Down to f*ck
  • F2F – Face to face
  • FAH – F***ing a**h***
  • FB – Facebook
  • FFS – For f***’s sake
  • FML – F*** my life
  • FOH – F*** outta here
  • FR – For real
  • FSE- Funniest shit ever
  • FSU – F*** sh** up
  • FTW – For the win
  • FU – F*** you
  • FYI – For your information
  • FWM- F*** with me
  • Fytb – F*** you talking about
  • Gtfo – Get the f*** out
  • Gts – Go to sleep
  • HBIC – Head bitch in charge
  • Hbu – How bout u
  • HMB – Hit me back
  • HMU – Hit me up
  • HYU – Hit you up
  • IDGAF- I don’t give a f*ck
  • IKR – I know right
  • IMO – In my opinion
  • IRL- In real life
  • Jfc – Jesus f***ing christ
  • JK – Just kidding
  • Kms – Kill myself
  • LBS – Laughing but serious
  • LBVS – Laughing but very serious
  • LMAO – Laugh my a** off
  • LMFAO – Laugh my f***ing a** off
  • LMK – Let me know
  • LMS – Like my status
  • LOL – Laugh out loud
  • LYLAS – Love you like a sister
  • MCM – Man crush Monday
  • MF/MOFO – Mother f*cker
  • MILF – Mother I’d like to f*ck
  • NM – Nothing much
  • NBD – No big deal
  • NP – No problem
  • NSFW – Not safe for work
  • NVM – Nevermind
  • OC – Outta control (on crack)
  • OG – Original gangster
  • OMFG – Oh my f***ing god
  • OMG – Oh my god
  • Oml – Oh my lord / on my life
  • OMW – On my way
  • OOTD – Outfit of the day
  • PPL – People
  • Rn – Right now
  • ROFL – Rolling on the floor laughing
  • RP – Roleplay
  • RT – Retweet (real talk)
  • RS – Real shit
  • SC – Snapchat
  • SH – Sh*t happens
  • Sma – Suck my ass
  • Smd – Suck my dick
  • Smh – Shaking my head
  • SOL – Shit outta luck
  • Stfu – Shut the f*** up
  • Stg – Swear to god
  • TBH – To be honest
  • TBT – Throw back Thursday
  • TGIF – Thank god it’s Friday
  • Thot – That ho(e) over there
  • Ttm – Talk too much
  • TF – The f*ck
  • TTYL – Talk to you later
  • TXT – Text
  • WCW – Woman crush Wednesday
  • Wtf – What the f***
  • WYM – What you mean
  • Wyd – What (are) you doing
  • Wyo – What you on
  • Wtw – What’s the word (where’s the weed)
  • Wtm – What’s the move
  • YOLO – You only live once
  • V card- virginity

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