For all those new to sms text shorthand and online chat; here is a handy little list of phrases and emotes, that is used as shorthand.Â Hope these are useful 😉
lol – laugh(ing) out loud/laugh on line/lots of laughs
brb – be right back/bathroom break
gtg/g2g – got to go
l8r or cul8r – (see you) later
lmao – laugh(ing) my ass/arse off.
rofl – rolling on floor laughing
sry – sorry
cya or cu – see you
ty – thank you
gg/gj – good game/good job
ttyl – talk to you later
bbl – be back later
thx – thanks
ihm – i hate myself
wombat – Waste of Money, Brains, and Time
n00b – A inexperienced and/or ignorant or unskilled person. Especially
used in computer games.
Emotes 🙂 or 🙂 = smile or laugh out loud
😀 or 😀 = Roll on floor laughing or LMAO
😛 = Stick tongue out or cheeky comment
🙁 or 🙁 = Sad or unhappy
^ ^ or ^__^ or ^^ an emoticon signifying happiness, especially used by
anime fans. “Chuckle marks”
>_< or >< an emoticon signifying frustration or embarrassment
>_> an emoticon used to indicate sarcasm or suspicion, sometimes used
with <_< to indicate shifty eyes
:O Used to express surprise or a sarcastic display of surprise.
:/ Used to express indifference.
:o) Used to express forum users who are ignorant and vain.
>:( Used to express strong anger or discontent.
>:D Used to express malicious joy.
>:) Used to express malicious contentment.
-__- disgusted, annoyed, etc.
^o^ laughing, cheerful, joyous, similar to ^^
(^_^) Happy face
[*_*] Scared, in awe