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English short hand

Hey I thought it'd be fun to be a list of English short hand terms for people who know English as a second, third, fourth, fifth ect. language. Ok so here it goes.

u=you
y=why
r=are
c=see
asl=age, sex and location
btw=by the way
omg=oh my god/gosh
ur=your or you're (depending on the context of the sentence)
apostrophes not being used
np=no problem
whatcha=what are you (as in whatcha doing)
the "g" isn't added at the end of words that end in "ing"
wtf=what the fuck
the word of can be used instead of have in sentences like " I would of done this"
caps aren't used at all
tat=that
wen=when
the word "I" isn't used at the beginning of sentences
sup?=what's up?
bin=been (I've bin..)
gonna=going to (I'm gonna...)
wen=when
w/=with
alot=a lot
gtg=got to go
brb=be right back
ima=I'm going to
the "e" at the end of words is dropped
asap=as soon as possible
w/o=without
ofc=of course
lmfao=laugh my fucking ass off
rotf=rolling on the floor )in laughter)
dunno=don't know
thx=thanks
the word "of" is used instead "have" when saying "I would have"
f2f=face to face
pls=please
bf=boyfriend
gf=girlfriend
cmon=come on
sry=sorry
cya=see you
lemeno=let me know
em=them
ttyl=talk to you later
ttfn=ta ta for now (ta ta is an Old or Middle English way of saying goodbye, probably Middle English)
hw=homework
hbu= how about you
w/u? = what's up?
nmh = nothing much here
lol = laugh out loud
bf = can also be 'best friend'
bff = best friends forever
no = know (you touched on this with lemeno... and I think 'lemme' might be good to add on its own)
gimme = give me
imma = same as 'ima' on your list, though I usually see it with two Ms
usu = usually
4E = forever
TL4E = true love forever (hahaha, do people still use that one?)
ppl = people
loose = lose (this is ALWAYS misspelled, so I think it should go on the list)
wt = with tears, usually attached to things like: rotfwt
bbq = barbeque, added to the ends of things like: WTFBBQ, just because it looks funny
plz = same as pls which is please
h = oftentimes replaces a final 'r' (later -> latah) - can cause word mutations...
z = can replace a final 's', or can be added to other words for no reason (later -> latahz)
teh = the (sometimes intentionally misspelled)
internets, interwebz = internet
moar = more
no wei = no way
pr0n = porn
2 = to, too
4 = for
gr8 = great
o rly? = oh really?
b4=before
w/o=without
nite=night
bi=bye, goodbye
If "by" or (bi) is said alone it means "goodbye"
letters can be repeated (byee)
If "an" is said in the right context it can mean "and"
(I think that's all the ones you need to know when chatting with someone on the net but I'll add any more if I think of any more)

algebraalgebra    Sat, 08/01/2011 - 09:28

This list is really a great idea and it will be very useful when you complete it, thx Regular smile

maëlstrommaëlstrom    Sat, 08/01/2011 - 09:55

I think you came up with the idea of writing this article after our PM conversation, but I maintain that I often came across "very" abridged into "v" !! =P

science manscience man    Sat, 08/01/2011 - 22:50
maëlstrom wrote:

I think you came up with the idea of writing this article after our PM conversation, but I maintain that I often came across "very" abridged into "v" !! =P

You're right I did but I still think it should be done.

maëlstrommaëlstrom    Mon, 10/01/2011 - 03:28

You can also add:

brb=be right back
ima=I'm going to
w/o=without
ofc=of course
lm(f)ao=laugh my (fucking) ass off
rofl=rolling on the floor laughing
dunno=don't know

algebraalgebra    Wed, 12/01/2011 - 07:14

I just got this one by MSN: lemeno = let me now, CYA = see you

science manscience man    Wed, 12/01/2011 - 08:05
algebra wrote:

I just got this one by MSN: lemeno = let me now, CYA = see you

oh ya I forgot about cya but lemeno sounds like it actually means=let me know I'll add both

algebraalgebra    Wed, 12/01/2011 - 08:25

Yes, I missed that K

DamavanaDamavana    Thu, 03/02/2011 - 19:57

science man,
Thank you for this list, it's quite useful. May I note though, that this is an incorrect sentence: " I would of done this" Should read: "I would have done this"
Best regards

science manscience man    Wed, 09/02/2011 - 00:38

Thank you and yes sorry that's right, but I cannot find where I made that mistake.

DamavanaDamavana    Wed, 09/02/2011 - 18:03

Hola science man,

13 lines down from the top:

-the word of can be used instead of have in sentences like " I would of done this"-

Is it really used this way?

science manscience man    Thu, 10/02/2011 - 22:09

Wow Lumi thanks I'll add them when I get the chance. Some of the ones you mentioned I've never seem before (hey b4 lol) such as moar, no wei and o rly but I'll add them.

TaralomTaralom    Fri, 09/09/2011 - 03:12

Thats great! Thx a lot Regular smile

perevodperevod    Mon, 03/10/2011 - 20:42

thanks. спасибо:)

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