Common Internet Slang and Emoticons

Some general Smileys used in Messaging

:)   or   :-)

Smile

^-^ Delighted; happy face

O:)  or  O:-)

Smiling angel

:D  or   :-D

Big, toothy smile

}:>    or    }:->

Devilish smile

:X    or    :-X

Lips are sealed

;)    or    ;-)

Wink

:(    or    :-(

Frown

:C    or    :-C

Big frown / Grumpy

:'(    or    :'-(

Crying

:-/

Sarcasm

:>    or    :->

Big grin

:p    or    :-p

Sticking out tongue

:*    or    :-*

Kiss

:o    or    :-o

Surprise; outcry

:O    or    :-O

Scream

:V    or    :-V

Talking; yakking

8)    or    8-)

Smiley with glasses; author wears glasses

|:o

Ooooohhh noooooo!

O_O Shocked; surprised; bug face
O_o Confused face
<_< Disappointed; ashamed; upset face
-_- Equivalent to latter

 

 

Some Internet Slang and Abbreviations

2 - To, also
4 - For
411 - Information
BRB - Be right back
BTW - By the way
CYA - See you
FWIW - For what it's worth
FYI - For your information
GB - Good Bye
GJ - Good Job
GR8 - Great
GTG - Got to go
HOAS - Hold on a Second
IC - I see
IDK - I don't know
IMO - In my opinion
JK - Just kidding
K - Ok
L8R - Later
LMAO - Laughing my (rear) off
LMK - Let me know
LOL - Laugh out loud
NC - No comment
NP - No problem
OMG - Oh my goodness!
PIR - People in the room (watching)
POS - Person over shoulder (watching)
QT - Cutie
ROFL - Rolling on the floow, laughing
SOS - Somone over shoulder (watching)
TC - Take Care
THX - Thanks
TIA - Thanks in advance
TMI - Too much information
TTFN - Ta-Ta for now (goodbye)
TTYL - Talk to you later
TY - Thank you
U2 - You, too
UR - Your, you are
VM - Voice mail
W8 - Wait
XOXO - Hugs and kisses
Y - Why?
YW - You're Welcome
ZZZ - Sleeping

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