Abbreviations

Are you relatively new to the internet/wonderful world of texting? Or do you just get lost with abbreviations?

Well back by popular demand is this list of translations.

New ones are:

FML = F**k my life!

LLS = Love you like a sister

SB = Smile back

ILY = I love you

YOLO = You only live once.

AAMOF
As a matter of fact
AF
Aunt Flow (period)
AFAIK
As far as I know
AFK
Away from keyboard
BAC
By any chance
BAK
Back at keyboard
BBL
Be back later
BD
Baby dancing
BF
Breastfeeding (or boyfriend)
BFN
Big fat negative
BFP
Big fat positive
BIL
Brother in law
BRB
Be right back
BTW
By the way
B4
Before
B4N
Before now
CMIIW
Correct me if I’m wrong
CU
See you
CUL
See you later
DD
Dear/Darling daughter
DF
Dear/Darling fiancé/fiancée
DH
Dear/Darling husband
DP
Dear/Darling partner
DS
Dear/Darling son
DW
Dear/Darling wife
EWCM
Egg white cervical mucus
FAQ
Frequently asked questions
FIL
Father in law
FITB
Fill in the blank
FWIW
For what it’s worth
FYA
For your amusement
FYI
For your information
F2F
Face to face
4U
For you
G
Giggle
GMTA
Great minds think alike
HHOK
Ha ha only kidding
HTH
Hope this helps
HV
Health visitor
IAC
In any case
IKWUM
I know what you mean
IMHO
In my humble opinion
IMO
In my opinion
IOW
In other words
IRL
In real life
IUI
intra-uterine insemination
IVF
In vitro fertilization
IYKWIM
If you know what I mean
IYSWIM
If you see what I mean
J/K
Just kidding
JM2C
Just my two cents
K
OK
KOTC
Kiss on the cheek
KWIM
Know what I mean
L
Laughing
L8R
Later
LO
Little one
LOL
Laughing out loud
LMAO
Laughing my a**e off
MC/MMC
Miscarriage
MIL
Mother in law
MMC
Missed miscarriage
MOTD
Message of the day
MW
Midwife
MSG
Message
NN2R
No need to reply
NP
No problem
NRN
No response necessary
OH
Other half
OIC
Oh I see
OMG
Oh my god
OPK
Ovulation Predictor Kit
OT
Off topic
OTOH
On the other hand
OV
Ovulating
PG
Pregnant
PI
Politically incorrect
PITA
Pain in the a**e
PM
Personal message
PMSL
Peeing myself laughing
ROFL
Rolling on the floor laughing
ROFLMAO
Rolling on the floor laughing my a**e off
SAHM
Stay at home mum
SICS
Sitting in the chair snickering
SIL
Sister in law
TC
Take care
THX
Thanks
TIA
Thanks in advance
TMI
Too much information
TTFN
Ta ta for now
TTC
Trying to conceive
TY
Thank you
YSR
Yeah, sure, right
YW
You’re welcome
YWIA
You’re welcome in advance
WB
Welcome back
WTG
Way to go
1WW/2WW
1 week wait/2 week wait (after having IUI or IVF)
2L8
Too late
2U
To you