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Have you ever received a text from someone and for the life of you, you couldn’t figure out what your text buddy was trying to say? I know, it happens to me all the time. Well here is a text symbol dictionary to keep you on top of the latest texting lingo. I know, you’re welcome. Thank me later! LOL


#:-) Smiling with a fur hat

%- ) Confused or merry

%-( Confused and unhappy

%-} Intoxicated

%-6 Not very clever

&:-) Smiling with curls

(-: Smiling

(:-) Smiling with helmet

(:::X:::) Plaster /Elastoplast

******@* Cenitpede wearing a sombrero

*<|:o)> Santa Claus

/: – | Unamused, mildly cross

/\(00)/\ Spider

: – )… Drooling

: – 7 Smirk

: – D Grinning

:’ ) Happy and crying

: @ Shouting

:-# Razes

:( Sad, without nose

:’-( Crying

:-( Sad

:-( ) Shocked

:-(0) Shouting

:) Smiling without a nose

:-) Smiling

-:-) Punk

:-)= Smiling with a beard

:-)8 Smiling with bow tie

:-* Bitter

:-* Kiss

:-? Smoking a pipe

:-\ Sceptical

:^) Broken nose

:-{) With a moustache

:-{} Lip stick

:-| Determined

:-|/:-I No face/poker face

:-|| Angry

:-~) Having a cold

:’-( Crying

:’-D Crying with laughter

:-< Cheated

:-<> Surprised

:=) Two noses

:-0 hbtu 0-: Happy birthday to you

:-9 Salivating

:-c Unhappy

:-D Laugher

:-E Buck-toothed Vampire

:-o Appalled

:-O Wow

:-o zz Bored

:-v Talking

:-w Talking with two tongues

:-x Small Kiss

:-X Biggy sloppy kiss

:-X Not saying a word

;) Twinkle (Wink), without nose

;-) Twinkle (Wink)

@:-) Wearing a turban

@}–\-,— A rose

@WRK At work

[:-) Smiling with walkman

[:] A Robot

{:-) Toupee

{:-) Smiling with hair

|:-[|] Mick Jagger

|-I Sleeping

|-O Snoring

}:-( Toupee blowing in the wind

<:-| Monk / Nun

<|-) Chinese

<3 A love heart =(_8^(1) Homer Simpson =|:-)= Uncle Sam >: – ( Angry, yet sad

>: -| Cross

>:-( Very angry

>:-@! Angry and swearing

>@@@@8^) Marge Simpson

><:> A Turkey

>>: -) A Klingon

>8-D Evil crazed laughter

2bctnd To be continued

2d4 To die for

2g4u To good for you

2Ht2Hndl Too hot to handle

2l8 too late

2WIMC To whom it may concern

4e Forever

4yeo For your eyes only

5:-) Elvis Presley

7K Sick

8-) Smiling with glasses

8:-) Glasses on head

8:] A Gorilla

A3 Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace

AAM As a matter of fact.

AB Ah Bless!

ADctd2uv Addicted to Love

AFAIK As Far As I Know

AFK Away From Keyboard

AKA Also known as

ALlWansU All I want is You

AML All my love

ASAP As Soon As Possible

ASL Age, Sex, Location

ATB All the best

ATK At the keyboard

ATM At the moment

ATW At the weekend

AWHFY Are we having fun yet

B-) Sunglasses

B:-) Sunglasses on head

B4 Before

B4N Bye For Now

BAK Back At Keyboard

BBL Be Back Later

BBS Be Back Soon

BBSD Be back soon darling

BCNU Be seein’ you

BF Boy Friend

BFN/B4N Bye For Now

BGWM Be gentle with me

BRB Be Right Back

BRT Be Right There

BTW By The Way

C|:-) Smiling with top hat

c|B-) Ali G

Cld9? Cloud 9?

Cm Call me

CU See You

CUIMD See you in my dreams

Cul See you later

CUL8R See you later

CYA See You

d:-) Smiling with cap

DK Don’t know

DUR? Do you remember

E2EG Ear to ear grin

EOD End of discussion

EOL End of lecture

F? Friends

F2F Face to face

F2T Free to talk

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

FC Fingers Crossed

FITB Fill in the Blank

FWIW For What It’s Worth

FYA For your amusement

FYEO For your eyes only

FYI For Your Information

G9 Genius

GAL Get A Life

GF Girlfirend

GG Good Game

GMTA Great minds think alike

GR8 Great

GSOH Good Salary, Own Home / Good Sense of Humour

GTSY Glad to see you

H&K Hugs and Kisses

H2CUS Hope to see you soon

H8 Hate

HAGN Have a good night

HAND Have a nice day

IC I See

ICQ I Seek you

IDK I dont know

IIRC If I recall correctly

ILU I love you

IMBL It must be Love

IMFL I’m Falling in Love

IMHO In my honest/humble opinion

IMI I mean it

IMO In my opinion

IOW In other words…

IRL In real life

IUSS If you say so

J4F Just for fun

JFK Just for kicks

KC Keep cool

KHUF Know how you feel

KISS Keep it simple, stupid

KIT Keep in touch

KOTC Kiss on the cheek

KOTL Kiss on the lips

L8 Late

L8r Later

LDR Long distance relationship

LMAO Laugh my ass off

LOL Laughing out loud

LTNC Long time no see

M8 Mate

MC Merry Christmas

MGB May God Bless

MOB Mobile

MTE My thoughts exactly

MYOB Mind your own business

NA No access

NC No comment

NE Any

NE1 Anyone

NO1 No-One

NRN No Reply Necessary

NWO No way out

O :-) An angel

O4U Only for you

OIC Oh, I see

OTOH On the other hand

OU I owe you

PCM Please call me

PITA Pain the the ass copyright hubmaker

PPL People

PRT Party

PRW Parents Are Watching

QPSA? Que Pasa?

QT Cutie

R Are

RMB Ring my Bell

ROFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing

ROFLOL Rolling On The Floor Laughing Out Loud

ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off

RU? Are you?

RUOK? Are you Ok?

SC Stay cool

SETE Smiling Ear to Ear

SK8 Skate

SME1 Some One

SO Significant Other

SOL Sooner or later

SRY Sorry

STATS Your sex and age

SWALK Sent/Sealed with a loving Kiss

SWG Scientific Wild Guess

T+ Think positive

T2Go Time to Go

T2ul Talk to you later

TDTU Totally devoted to you

THX Thank You

THX40 Thanks for nothing!

TIC Tongue in cheek

TMIY Take me I’m yours

TTFN Ta-Ta For Now!

TTYL Talk To You Later

U You

U2 You Too

U4E Yours For Ever

UR You are

URT1 Your are the one

W4u Waiting for you

W8 Wait…

WAG Wild ass guess

WAN2 Want to

WB Welcome Back

WLUMRyMe Will you marry Me?

WRT With respect to

WTF What the f…

WTG Way to go!

WUF Where are you from?

WUWH Wish you were here

X Kiss

X! Typical Woman

Y! Typical Man

YBS You’ll be Sorry


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