Learn the lingo

(Columbia) May 3, 2006 - Can't understand the acronyms and expressions when teens chat online? Below are some of the top Internet acronyms every parent needs to know, courtesy of

POS - Parent Over Shoulder

PIR - Parent In Room

P911 - Parent Alert

PAW - Parents Are Watching

PAL - Parents Are Listening

ASL - Age/Sex/Location

MorF - Male or Female

SorG - Straight or Gay

LMIRL - Let's Meet In Real Life

KPC - Keeping Parents Clueless

TDTM - Talk Dirty To Me

IWSN - I Want Sex Now

NIFOC - Nude In Front Of Computer

GYPO - Get Your Pants Off

ADR - Address

WYCM - Will You Call Me?

KFY - Kiss For You

MOOS - Member(s) Of the Opposite Sex

MOSS or MOTSS - Member(s) Of The Same Sex

NALOPKT - Not A Lot Of People Know That

2NITE - Tonight

AEAP - As Early As Possible

ALAP - As Late As Possible

AWGTHTGTTA - Are We Going To Have To Go Through This Again

B4YKI - Before You Know It

BOHICA - Bend Over Here It Comes Again

BRB - Be Right Back

BRT - Be Right There

CWYL - Chat With You Later

C-P - Sleepy

CYT or SYT - See You Tomorrow

E123 - Easy as 1, 2, 3

EM? - Excuse Me?

EOD - End Of Day

F2F - Face To Face

FOAF - Friend Of A Friend

HAK - Hugs And Kisses

ILU or ILY - I Love You

IMNSHO - In My Not So Humble Opinion

J/C - Just Checking

KOTL - Kiss On The Lips

L8R - Later

LD - Long Distance

LMK - Let Me Know

LOL - Laugh Out Loud

NAZ - Name, Address, Zip

N-A-Y-L - In A While

NM - Never Mind or Nothing Much

OLL - Online Love

OSIF - Oh Sh** I Forgot

OTP - On The Phone

QT - Cutie

RN - Right Now

ROTFL - Rolling on the Floor Laughing

RU - Are You...?

RUMORF - Are You Male Or Female

SITD - Still In The Dark

SMIM - Send Me an Instant Message

SMEM - Send Me an E-Mail

SO - Significant Other

SOHF - Sense of Humor Failure

SWDYT - So What Do You Think?

TOM - Tomorrow

TS - Tough Sh**

TTFN - Ta-ta for Now

U-R - You Are..?

WFM - Works For Me

WTH - What the Heck

WUF - Where Are You From?

WYRN - What's Your Real Name?

Posted 2:26pm by Bryce Mursch