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20 Common Chat Abbreviations You Should Know

As our world continues grow big in population, so does our language grow to accommodate the ever growing population.

But when the language keeps on growing, there is a challenge of mastering longer words.

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But with this trick of shortening words, it becomes easy to chat and interact with your friends and colleagues while on chats.

Below is a list of 20 chat abbreviations you should know in 2018

Please note that ABBREVIATIONS are always written in UPPERCASE

1.ASAP- As soon as possible- Used when you need a reply anytime from that moment as long as it is ready

2.TYAL- Thank you a lot – used when offering gratitude

3.OTW- On the way- Say you on the road on the way to a venue

4.ASL-Age , Sex, Location- Used in chat rooms to obtain a friends details

5.W8- Wait, meant to make one stay online

6.OMG- Ohh… My God exclamation words

7.ZZzzz… – Sleeping or dull mode- Used to show chat that you are sleepy or not interested in chatting

8.WS- Wrongly Sent- Meant to apologize for sending messages to he wrong person

9.MYOB- Mind Your Own Business- self explained

10.TTYL- Talk to you later

11.HAND- Have a  nice day

12.K- Okay

13.SAR- Sent As Received

14.HBD- Happy Birthday

15.DoB- Date of Birth

16.FWIW- For What It’s Worth

17.Plz- Please

18.J4F- Just for fun

19.WTH- What the hell

20BF- Best Friend, Boyfriend

21.LOL – Laughing Out Loud

22.BTW- By the way

23.IMHO- In my humble opinion

 

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