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Common Christting Vocabulary   

If you are new to texting, remember texts are limited to 160 characters including empty spaces. For this reason texters have become innovative with their written vocabulary. Common words are shortened to letters. You may want to choose a few and adopt them into your Christting vocabulary.

If you cannot interpret a text or need to check up on your kids once in a while, use It is a free website. Besides converting the regular English language into texting language, it will also do the opposite. You can place a text in the program and it will translate it into common English. There is a detailed texting dictionary on their site, if needed. We recommend you keep your texting vocabulary simple and your texts short.

Below is our suggested abbreviation list:

  • 1 - One

  • A - Eh?

  • ASAP - As Soon As Possible

  • & - and

  • RYOK - Are you OK?

  • 2 - To or To

  • 2day - Today

  • 2moro - Tomorrow

  • 2nite - Tonight

  • B - Be

  • B4 - Before

  • BLE - Bible

  • BRB - Be Right Back

  • BS - Bible Study

  • BTW - By The Way

  • B4N - Bye For Now

  • BCNU - Be Seeing You

  • BV - Bible Verse

  • C - Christting

  • DNR - Dinner

  • EXLT - Excellent

  • EZ - Easy

  • 4 - For

  • G - GOD

  • GBY - God Bless You

  • GR8 - Great

  • ILY - I Love You

  • IMHO - In My Humble Opinion

  • IRL - In Real Life

  • J/K - Just Kidding


  • L8 - Late

  • L8R - Later

  • LOL - Laughing Out Loud -or- Lots of Love

  • N - An, and

  • OIC - Oh, I See

  • OT - Off Topic

  • P - Pastor/Pries

  • POV - Point Of View

  • PLS - Please

  • PTL - Praise The Lord

  • R - Are

  • RU - Are You

  • SITD - Still In The Dark

  • T - Texting

  • THX or TX or THKS - Thanks

  • THX N - Thank you an, and

  • TLC - Tender Loving Care

  • TMI - Too Much Information

  • TTYL - Talk To You Later -or- Type To You Later

  • TYVM - Thank You Very Much

  • TY - Teasing You

  • U -You

  • WAN2 - Want to

  • WOT - What

  • WRK - Work

  • WWJD - What would Jesus Do

  • Y - Why?

  • Yday - Yesterday 

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