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121 one to one
143 I love you
182 I hate you
420 marijuana
4eae for ever and ever
86 over
aaf as a friend
aas alive and smiling
aatk always at the keyboard
adih another day in hell
adip another day in paradise
aeap as early as possible
afaik as far as I know
alap as late as possible
aml all my love
asap as soon as possible
a/s/l age, sex, location
ayatmtb and you are telling me this because?
aysos are you stupid or something?
ayt are you there?
b4n bye for now
bau business as usual
bbl be back later
bcnu I'll be seeing you
beg big evil grin
bf boyfriend
bff best friends forever
bfn bye for now
bl belly laughing
btdt been there done that
btw by the way
brb be right back
bwdik but what do I know
cb chat brat
csl can't stop laughing
cu see you
cul8r see you later
cuns see you in school
cwot complete waste of time
cyr ma call your mother
cyt see you tomorrow
degt don't even go there
deti don't even think about it
dhyb don't hold your breath
diku do I know you?
dk don't know
dkdc don't know don't care
dltbb don't let the bed bugs bite
dltm don't lie to me
dnbl8 do not be late
dyfm dude, you fascinate me
dyhab do you have a boyfriend
dyhag do you have a girlfriend
dyjhiw don't you just hate it when
eg evil grin
ema what is your email address?
eod end of discussion
em excuse me?
ewi emailing while intoxicated
f2f face to face
ff friends forever
fmtyewtk far more than you ever wanted to know
foaf friend of a friend
fofl falling on the floor laughing
fomcl fell off my chair laughing
fos full of sh**
ftbomh from the bottom of my heart
ftr for the record
fubar f***ed up beyond recognition
fud fear, uncertainty and doubt
fwiw for what it's worth
fyeo for your eyes only
fyf from your friend
g1 good one
gal get a life
gbh great big hug
gf girlfriend
ggoh got to get out of here
gmab give me a break
gmta great minds think alike
goi get over it
gol giggling out loud
gos gay or straight
gr8 great
gth go to hell
h&k hugs and kisses
hb hurry back
hf have fun
hhok ha ha, only kidding
hsik how should I know
ibrb I'll be right back
idk I don't know
idky I don't know you
ihno I have no opinion
ikwym I know what you mean
ily I love you
ilu I love you
iykwim if you know what I mean
imo in my opinion
imho in my honest (humble) opinion
ipn I'm posting naked
irl in real life
iwalu I will always love you
iukwim if you know what I mean
iukwimaitud if you know what I mean and I think you do
jik just in case
jk just kidding
jt just teasing
jtlyk just to let you know
jw just wondering
kfy kiss for you
kit keep in touch
koc kiss on the cheek
kol kiss on the lips
kpc keeping parents clueless
l8r later
ldr long distance relationship
lmho laughing my head off
lmirl let's meet in real life
lmk let me know
lol laugh out loud
lulab love you like a brother
lulas love you like a sister
luwamh love you with all my heart
ly love you
lyl love you lots
mitin more info than I needed
moos member of the opposite sex
moss member of the same sex
mos mom over shoulder
musm miss you so much
naz name, address, zip
ne1thr anyone there?
nmu not much, you?
noyb none of your business
np no problem
nqa no questions asked
nt no thanks
ntim not that it matters
nuff enough said
nw no way!
omdb over my dead body
omg oh my god!
orly oh really?
p911 parent alert
pal parents are listening
panb parents are nearby
paw parents are watching
pda public display of affection
pir parent in room
pm private message
pos parent over my shoulder
pov point of view
prw parents are watching
ptb please text back
rb@y right back at ya
rlf real life friend
rme rolling my eyes
rngl8 running late
rofl rolling on the floor laughing
ruok are you OK?
rumorf are you male of female?
rut are you there
ruup4it are you up for it?
s2u same to you
sh sh** happens
sit stay in touch
spst same place, same time
stfu shut the f**k up
str8 straight
stys speak to you soon
swalk sealed with a loving kiss
swl screaming with laughter
syl see you later
sys see you soon
tiail think I am in love
tic tongue-in-cheek
tisc this is so cool
tm trust me
tmi too much information
topca ‘til our paths cross again
toy thinking of you
ttys talk to you soon
tw teacher watching
tbc to be continued
tbd to be determined
tcoy take care of yourself
tfn thanks for nothing
tgif thank god it's Friday
uok are you OK?
vm voice mail
weg wicked evil grin
wibni wouldn't it be nice if
wtf what the f**k?
wtgp want to go private
wuf where are you from?
wuwh wish you were here
wycm will you call me?
wyrn what's your real name?
xoxo hugs and kisses
xtc ecstasy
ydkm you don't know me
yoyo you're on your own
yt you there?
yttt you telling the truth?

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