So I got this list from my daughter, so I can understand some of the words her and her friends use!

 

Selfie

A photo taken by the person in the photograph. Obama is famously known for his selfie with the Prime Minister of Denmark at Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

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I think when there is a group taking a Selfie it should be called a Usie!  What do you think?

Hashtag

Commonly used to find post on Tumblr and Twitter, the # is used to identify certain categories of a post.  #generationsyap #findingtimeforme 

LOL

Abbreviation for Laugh Out Loud, although some older people use it as Lots Of Love. This can cause awkward situations.

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A/S/L

Used in chat rooms to cover the basics; age, sex, location.

YOLO

Abbreviation for You Only Live Once, from a Kanye West song

FML

Abbreviation for Freak My Life, usually used when you are down or in a bad spot

SMH

Abbreviation for Shaking My Head

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Shipping

When you want two people to get together, and you want them to be in a relationSHIP

OTP

Abbreviation for One True Pairing; the only people that they should ever be with.

Canon

When a ship has gone canon, it means the shipped couple is officially together

Derp

A stupid face you make when you said or did something dumb (I usually do it when someone compliments me)

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I Can’t

Usually used when something is too much, or when you can’t handle something

“There’s too many people, I can’t right now…”

asdfghjkl;’

When there are just too many feelings and there are no words, just asdfghjkl;’

Meme

An idea that goes SUPER viral online, usually a photo with different text around it each time

Well let us know if there are any words you have heard lately and need a teen to interpret for you!

 

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