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“Acronyms used for this purpose could potentially raise some red flags for parents.” But parents would drive themselves crazy, she said, if they tried to decode every text, email and post they see their teen sending or receiving.
“I’ve seen some before and it’s like ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ where only the kids hold the true meanings (and most of the time they’re fairly innocuous),” she said.
As any parent will tell you, dealing with teenagers and preteens is a fine balancing act.
You want to give them freedom to explore, but you also need to keep tabs on what they're doing.
If you see the following acronyms on your kids' gadgets, it's time for a serious talk.
A quick note on LOL: While most people use this as "laugh out loud," there are people who use it as "lots of love." This can lead to unfortunate cases where you end up "laughing" at someone's tragic news.
Asking for a meeting or video chat LMIRL: Let's Meet In Real Life NAZ: Name/Address/ZIPMOOS: Member of the Opposite Sex MOSS: Member of the Same Sex MORF or RUMORF: Male or Female, or Are Your Male or Female? It has a continually updating list of online acronyms, along with their various meanings and origins.
Sometimes it feels like parents and teens don't speak the same language.
When it comes to texting, chatting and emailing, that's literally true.
“I announced my invention of a new acronym: ‘PYFPD.’ Put your freaking phone down.” LOL!
But back to the serious issue at hand, below are 28 Internet acronyms learned from concerned parents as well as from sites such as No and Net Lingo.com, and from Cool Mom Tech’s 99 acronyms and phrases that every parent should know.