Text Talk

Text Talk

Text Talk


If you have teens or young adult children, you have probably learned to stay connected with them via their preferred means of communication–TEXT MESSAGING.    However, text messaging is now becoming a popular means of communication for everyone, even in business.  Here are a dozen of my favorite text message abbreviations.



LOL – Laughing out loud 


TMI – Too much information


BRB – Be right back


TYVM – Thank you very much


GMTA – Great minds think alike


TTYL – Talk to you later


BTW – By the way


IMO – In my opinion

WTG – Way to go

BFN – Bye for Now


F2F – Face to face


…and my daughter’s frequently used phrase:


IDK – I don’t know