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When Seniors Text

This week on Car Talk, Tom and Ray opened the show with a little discussion of texting. (You can hear it, right here.) We all know that text messaging started out as something only kid would do. Now, a decade or two later, however, senior citizens are texting each other furiously.

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?

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LMD - Lost My Dentures
CRWIA - Can’t Remember Who I Am
DILMTSO - Did I Leave My Turn Signal On?
(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

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…