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When Seniors Text

edited October 2011 in The Show
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All that senior texting got us wondering... what's the "private language" that seniors are using? Here are our suggestions for senior texting acronyms -- what are yours?

Share them right here!


  • edited November 2010
    LMD - Lost My Dentures
    CRWIA - Can't Remember Who I Am
    DILMTSO - Did I Leave My Turn Signal On?
    (to kids) TTCD - TURN THAT CRAP DOWN!
    (to kids) GOML - Get Off My Lawn
    ROFLCGU - Rolling On Floor Laughing, Can't Get Up

    And the ever popular:
    WIWAKWHTWTSEDUBWITS - When I Was A Kid We Had To Walk To School Each Day Uphill Both Ways In The Snow

  • edited November 2010
    bhdiml ~ Blue hairs driving in my lane
    adt ~ another dumb teen, driving to fast.passing anyone just to get to the stop light sooner.
    pmttl ~ pass me to turn left (=moron)
    riy ~ red light is yellow, if you see yellow one block before blowing through a red light.
    pmya ~ Pass my a, Don't tailgate me if you are in such a hurry because I am only doing 5 over pass me you...
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